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Old 05-09-2022, 07:05 AM
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Thanks for all the replies. I have an appointment/physical set up with my doctor later this month. In the meantime going to try to eat less carbs and smaller portions and going for walks.
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Diet and exercise are big, particularly as you get older. Your body can handle a little bit of crap, but not a lot.
Testosterone supplements OTC are one thing. Testosterone therapy is another. If you go down that route it lasts the rest of your life.
Don't be afraid to get a second opinion if the doc recommends injecting T. I'm sure some docs are well rewarded by big pharma for creating a long term buyer of their products.
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Thanks for all the replies. I have an appointment/physical set up with my doctor later this month. In the meantime going to try to eat less carbs and smaller portions and going for walks.
not to pile on, but if youíre otherwise healthy, you need to focus on getting in shape. Donít rely on docs and drugs to fix what you can do. You donít have to do keto, but lower carbs and some cardio that gets your heart rate up and resistance training will change your body so much better than injections. I know itís hard to get started, but your body will thank you.
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Old 05-12-2022, 04:49 AM
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not to pile on, but if youíre otherwise healthy, you need to focus on getting in shape. Donít rely on docs and drugs to fix what you can do. You donít have to do keto, but lower carbs and some cardio that gets your heart rate up and resistance training will change your body so much better than injections. I know itís hard to get started, but your body will thank you.
Thanks Bababouey. Biggest thing I wanted to get from the doctor is to do bloodwork. It's been a few years and want to see if there are any glaring problems since I gained some weight back. At my worst in 2015 I was 270. Got down to 190 over the next few years and settled in around 200. Now I am back up to 225 and can feel the effect and know I'm not as healthy as I should be.

Used to love lifting weights but I have lost interest and was just walking. I should get back to some weight lifting too.
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Old 05-17-2022, 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by bababouey View Post
not to pile on, but if youíre otherwise healthy, you need to focus on getting in shape. Donít rely on docs and drugs to fix what you can do. You donít have to do keto, but lower carbs and some cardio that gets your heart rate up and resistance training will change your body so much better than injections. I know itís hard to get started, but your body will thank you.
Yup. I'm usually healthy and always very fit, both strength and cardio.

But I'm one of those people who can be 20 pounds heavy and still do a 10k under an hour, so sometimes I get busy, eat and drink too much and put on weight. I'll lose it eventually, and even though my athletic ability doesn't really suffer, I feel MUCH better with the pounds off. I'm trying to stop the cycling as I get older, and just feel good all the time. Try it, it's great.
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Old 05-28-2022, 07:56 AM
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I have taken testosterone from 1stphorm and while I think it did help the thing that made the biggest difference for me was Vitamin B1 + Magnesium(helps absorption of B1). If you search Thiamine deficiency and a lot of the symptoms associated with it, lack of energy is one of those. I'll put a couple of links below if you are interested. Coffee and alcohol are are one the big causes of lack of B1 in our system and B1 is essential for energy production. I noticed an immediate difference in energy taking 100mg, but make sure you do some research as there is a possibility of a negative reaction of high doses of B1 if your system has been deficient for a while.

https://www.hormonesmatter.com/

https://knowledgeofhealth.com/the-wi...ncy-disorders/
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