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    Sleepy on cycle

    Hi guys,

    I am feeling extremely sleepy on my current cycle which is Test-P and NPP both running at 500mg/wk. Is that simply a side effect or which blood test would be most relevant to run to find out the cause?

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    Move back to Ithaca and I will get you a appt I get the same thing sometimes when I cycled.

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    You got anything physical going on, like sleep apnea?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScotchGuard02 View Post
    You got anything physical going on, like sleep apnea?
    No. Sleep great off cycle.

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    Just not going to worry about this. Having great progress in terms of strength so it will be a problem for another day!

    Songdog, trust me when I say that if leaving Bangalore for Ithaca tomorrow was a good option, we would :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by tarmyg View Post
    Hi guys,

    I am feeling extremely sleepy on my current cycle which is Test-P and NPP both running at 500mg/wk. Is that simply a side effect or which blood test would be most relevant to run to find out the cause?

    Thanks
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    In my case, was E2 culprit. When it's out of range, lower or higher, tiredness and lack of energy and sleepness, could be a frequent symptoms. Check E2 in first attempt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slacker78 View Post
    In my case, was E2 culprit. When it's out of range, lower or higher, tiredness and lack of energy and sleepness, could be a frequent symptoms. Check E2 in first attempt.
    I'll run and check it now.

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    The guy ran a Thyroid panel instead. What an idiot. Back today to have them run the right one. Luckily it only cost me $8. In good news, those values look good :-)

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    Spent $9 on another blood test. Will have the result in a few hours!

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    I hope he doesn't exchange the blood sample

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    How much weight have you put on recently
    *Anyone wanting a source check from a willing vet/mod must first acquire 100 posts and 45 days of activity*

    “Carrying a set to a point where you are forced to utilize 100 percent of your momentary ability is the single most important factor in increasing size and strength"--- Mike Mentzer

    “one set to failure is all that is required to stimulate an increase in strength and size – with no number of lesser sets having the same effect” – Mike Mentzer

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    Quote Originally Posted by marcus300 View Post
    How much weight have you put on recently
    About 10 lb in 30-days!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tarmyg View Post
    About 10 lb in 30-days!
    Ding ding ding ^^^^^ your body getting use to carrying this around use to happen to me. Get bloods done make sure your rbc aren't running high
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    Ok. I'll run back and get that done too Thank you!

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    I think your RBC will be lower with all this blood drawing...

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    OPS, just got my lab report. Could someone help me with what the best cause of action forward is?

    ESTRADIOL

    Test Result
    50.5 pg/mL

    Biological Reference Range
    39.8 pg/mL

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    Found some old advice from Kelkel with a guy having the exact same readings and problem. He upped Dex to .5 EOD (From .25 EOD) and it dropped down to acceptable levels. Think I'll try that and re-test in a week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tarmyg View Post
    OPS, just got my lab report. Could someone help me with what the best cause of action forward is?

    ESTRADIOL

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    50.5 pg/mL

    Biological Reference Range
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    As i thought, it's pretty high. Your symptoms are well explained now. Follow the Marcus suggestions

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    Three blood tests in as many days, you know what they say, can never have too many blood tests. Doubt anyone says that but checked my RBC count also.

    RED BLOOD CELL COUNT
    Test Result
    5.83 mill/cmm

    Biological Reference Range
    4.2-6.5 mill/cmm

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    Quote Originally Posted by tarmyg View Post
    Three blood tests in as many days, you know what they say, can never have too many blood tests. Doubt anyone says that but checked my RBC count also.

    RED BLOOD CELL COUNT
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    5.83 mill/cmm

    Biological Reference Range
    4.2-6.5 mill/cmm
    Yes, but where is HCT ? you already have the indicator of your symptoms ( high E2 ). Yes, you RBC are versus the upper range level so the HCT could be high, but it's not granted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slacker78 View Post
    Yes, but where is HCT ? you already have the indicator of your symptoms ( high E2 ). Yes, you RBC are versus the upper range level so the HCT could be high, but it's not granted.
    Haha, not running back. Feel comfortable with the plan forward. Got a complete set of blood tests in mid-December anyways.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tarmyg View Post
    Haha, not running back. Feel comfortable with the plan forward. Got a complete set of blood tests in mid-December anyways.
    Oh, damn ! You will die bled

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    For anyone having the same issue. Upping my Dex to .5 EOD (From .25 EOD) have resolved my issue.

    The cycle for REF:
    Test-P 500mg/wk
    NPP 500mg/wk

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    Quote Originally Posted by tarmyg View Post
    For anyone having the same issue. Upping my Dex to .5 EOD (From .25 EOD) have resolved my issue.

    The cycle for REF:
    Test-P 500mg/wk
    NPP 500mg/wk
    That's my standard Dex dose

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