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Attention Dads and Men: Here are Some Key Things to Note About Your Testosterone Levels

All strengths grow from a deficit.

I was first taught this principle back in 2010.

It’s one of those truths that will serve you well once you internalize it, but that is another piece for another time.

I had to become an expert at testosterone and testosterone replacement therapy because I was venturing into t hat world and who cares better about your own personal health than you yourself?

In 2009, I made the decision to begin using testosterone after crashing my levels after 5 natural bodybuilding shows.

Anyhow, at the time, I had a basic knowledge, but not much else.

So, as usual, I began to research and experiment. Here we are 12 years later and I field questions about hormone replacement therapy, gladly, from men all over the country.

Seems that the need is indeed there for proper guidance in this realm and based on the feedback I got after my testosterone article a few weeks back.

My aim here is to give you the basic bullets to get started if you are interested.

Here is what you want to be concerned with:

-Get your total testosterone level checked. The norm is from 250 or so to 1100, pending the lab your doc uses, but if it’s below 700, I’d consider you a candidate.

-If you have higher levels but don’t feel well, then, we will look at free testosterone, which is the real deal, but I don’t like to complicate or confuse people when getting started. Recently I had a client that high total testosterone but his ‘free’ levels were in the tank. No wonder he had the symptoms he had, but t he doc told him all was good because of the high total.

-It’s completely safe, I feel very confident in saying that. Know that it is a male birth control and that the biggest benefit is going to be how you feel mentally, should you choose to go that route.

That’s enough to get you started.

Plant the seed and stand back.

-Kyle Newell

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