Low Testosterone

elise909March 6, 2011

Gee its been a while since I posted here..probably 2 years ago when I thought I was going through menopause and here I am at 54 still having periods...BUT..I had my hormone levels tested about 6 months ago and I was very low in Testosterone. At the time when asked if I wanted to be refered to a doc that could help I said "no way" I dont want to grow hair on my chest! im fine...I'll get by"...but now Im really noticing the trouble and its no fun...mostly I just have no ambition..no zest or desire to look good,no desire to work out or diet..I know its the T-levels because I know when I ovulate and from the last day of my period til ovulation I feel great..and then boom ..I hit rock bottom! I just want to feel as good on the second half of my cycle as I do in the first half..I gain back all my weight and then some everytime I go into that dreaded second half! I have been looking into the testosterone creams online. I have seen some that claim to be natural for about $40.00 and one that is called andro-femme 1% for $80.00. Price is not the issue if it works! but I dont want to waste money choosing the wrong one...anyone have any experience with either of these choices? I cant stand living this way...just so uninterested in life...strangely enough I dont have any other symptoms that are associated with meno...no hotflashes, night sweats, headaches..etc.my estrogen was pretty high in the tests. Thanks to anyone that has any info/experience.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ellen76

Don't get the stuff from the Internet, which may or may not be what it claims. Find a compounding pharmacy and a doctor who will work with them. They will custom-mix bio-identical testosterone for you and monitor your blood levels of the hormone to make sure it's the right dose. You don't need to worry about chest hair, etc. The objective is to get your levels to where they are supposed to be for a woman, and at those levels, you won't get any masculine side effects.

    Bookmark   June 20, 2012 at 8:12PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Breast Tenderness
Hi Everyone, ANyone out there having continual breast...
tomato44
Over active Libido..
I have heard of losing your sex drive during menapause,...
vicki_Indiana
spotting after menopause
Hi, 53 1/2 yrs old, started spotting this week. Had...
clyo
Weird Adrenalin Rushes
I'm brand new to this wonderful forum, and wondering...
Robbie_WY
Menopause without HRT
Is there anyone out there who does not take HRT? I...
susan
Sponsored Products
Radiax Bronze Aluminum 10-Degree LED Kichler Spot Light
Lamps Plus
Ephesus Collection Black French Border Area Rug (4'10 x 6'10)
Overstock.com
George Kovacs | GK Lightrail (Wide Cones)
$250.00 | YLighting
Contemporary Black Fabric Beside Table Lamp with Brass Bamboo Pole
ParrotUncle
Blue 134711-R 5C Green Wire 100 LED Christmas Net Light
EnvironmentalLights.com
Linear T5 Slide By Side Integral Ballast
Lightology
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™