I have an endocrinologist who put me on Clomid 25mg every other day. Recently I was curious about raising my testosterone to assist my general well being and lifting. Within 30 days my t went from Total T 687 to 1352, and my free t went from 114 to 258. These numbers are off the charts, and I feel amazing, my libido is crazy! Do your own research of course, but the science behind this is pretty compelling. It's nice that you're feeling great now, but clomid tends to raise your estrogen, subsequently offsetting the benefits you get from higher T. I'm losing body fat and putting on muscle much easier. I was thinking of taking this myself rather than T if need it. I wouldn't might getting my T to your starting point. Then within a couple months from now, you're back to where you started. It's nice that you're feeling great now, but clomid tends to raise your estrogen, subsequently offsetting the benefits you get from higher T. Long story short, started using clomid a month ago after having some symptoms of Low T ( low libido, absent morning wood , difficulty putting on muscle etc) hoping that it could raise my testosterone level . Small doses need to be managed by making a solution of anastrozole in vodka, 1mg/ml and dispensing by the drop or volume. Thyroid issues can also affect energy, mood and libido. Thyroid hormone f T3 is what gets the job done and it regulates mitochondrial activity, the source of ATP which is the universal currency of cellular energy. before clomid a month ago : FSH: 2.9 m IU/m L (1.27-19.26 range) LH : 2.4 m IU/m L (1.7-8.6) TT (serum) 3.1 ng/m L ( 1.75-7.81) Free T (serum) 4.6 pg/m L (5.53-27.9) E2 sensitive: 31 pg/m L (20-47) after a month of 12.5 mg clomid everyday FSH: 3.1 m IU/m L (1.27-19.26) LH : 4.1 m IU/m L (1.7-8.6) TT (serum) 7.1 ng/m L ( 1.75-7.81) Free T (serum) 17.5 pg/m L (5.53-27.9) E2 sensitive : 67pg/m L (20-47) My T increased , but so did the E2. I will also appreciate to hear your thoughts on how long to use clomid and its dosage . Have you had any blows to the head that might injure pituitary? This is part of the body’s temperature control loop. May be that’s why I didn’t feel any changes with regards to libido etc as a result of the increased T. This can get messed up if you are iodine deficient. Yes robohobo, I have been also feeling better when it comes to energy ,strength. SHBG will be increased by high E2, creating more T SHBG that is not bio-available, lowering FT and inflating TT. If you feel crashed, you are an anastrozole over-responder and will need to reduce dose by a factor of four. Some meds, Rx or OTC can do this by competing for same enzyme pathways that clear E2. CBC hematocrit AST/ALT fasting glucose fasting cholesterol Higher Clomid/Nolvadex doses are discouraged as high LH/FSH can lead to a lot of T– Evaluate your overall thyroid function by checking oral body temperatures as per the thyroid basics sticky. Estradiol went from 13 to 37 Mood, energy, strength, sexual function, all have improved. Interested to know if you or anyone else is having issues with Clomid plus an AI as a TRT alternative. Some do not do well with Clomid and feel better with Nolvadex. Dose depends on your serum available T, FT is not as strong as TT. Began adding .25 mg Arimidex EOD to lower E2 and address nipple itching and burning. Got some fluid retention in feet and have since backed off the Arimidex. I think low libido is caused by clomid itself as I ve read it from other people’s experiences. Started taking arimidex since a week now, 0.25 mg twice a week.
Efficacy of clomid, arimidex, and androgel in normalizing testosterone in young hypogonadal men presenting with infertility and sexual dysfunction. D. A. Paduch. Arimidex and its particular uses and properties have been previously outlined. It is used in a variety of different ways within the medical establishment for the treatment of various ailments, with female.