I really never understood why people downvote and blast people who comment the importance of healthy testosterone levels. There is no reason you shouldn’t get the test done.
If cost is a problem you can go to privatemdlabs a website that allows you to get the blood drawn at a local doctors office and you get the results without your primary doctor knowing. IT ONLY COSTS $85!
Once you receive the score I urge you to try raising your score naturally. There are plenty of natural ways to raise test. Squats, eating red meat, eggs, more fats, zinc, etc. Don’t jump into TRT without doing research and talking to a doctor. Also, don’t treat yourself make sure you're under doctors care.
Before getting the test done I was 22 (142 lbs) under 10% bf. Very active going to the gym 5 days a week.
I recently went through the process of getting my testosterone looked at and I had a total t level of 320. Some say that you can naturally bump it up which I did try. However, after a few months, I decided to talk to a doctor and was put on TRT. My current dosage is 150mg every week and I feel great.
Some of the biggest changes for me were:
-sleeping through the night (used to wake up at 3 am every night)
-extreme sex dive
-more focus and energy
-higher drive and competitiveness
Physically I haven’t noticed a ton I’m obviously a lot more cut but not like steroids. You don’t automatically get ripped you just are able to put on muscle where in the past it was harder. You notice that you don’t get as sore that next day after a hard workout tho.
/u/RedHoodhandles: Normal t-levels lie between 270 and 1070 in average adult males.