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Re: Testosterone question(Seamus2) Seamus2

Posted by Ant-Rock on June 25, 2002, at 12:55:45

In reply to Re: Testosterone question, posted by Seamus2 on June 24, 2002, at 10:08:01

> About a year and a half ago I had my doc check my T levels, knowing full well they'd probably come back "normal." Well, they weren't. They were practically non-existent. Started on transdermal T (known as Androgel here but compounding pharmacies can make it for a lot less).
>
> Well, what do you know -- within in weeks I had vim and vigor and a libido I'd only read about! I stopped my Parnate and it still held, even through winter which was always a bad time for me. In short, I think it wiped 20 years of recurrent unipolar depression; though I won't say that conclusively for another year.
>
> EXCEPT for the time I was living in India and used "Nuvir" an oral form (T undecanoate). It just wasn't as well absorbed as the transdermal gel, and after six months I was back in the pit.
>
> When I got back here I did a month of Parnate again, restarted my transdermal T-gel and am back among the living again; working, playing and enjoying myself.
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> Mine is just one man's opinion, but I'd have your T levels checked and if they're even on the low end of normal, give T a try.
>
> Where in India are you? I miss it... I'll be back soon, though.

Just wondering,
have you been able to discontinue the parnate again and still be depression free?

Thanks


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