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On 2/26/2017 at 0:07 PM, Caliboy15 said:

Hi guys,

 

Long time follower but never posted before. Just wondering if anybody in Hamilton has ever visited this guy below to have their test levels checked?

 

http://www.medcom.co.nz/testosterone/

 

 

Never heard of this doctor before. Definitely sounds open minded, but I bet they charge hand over fist for treatment as most clinics would.

 

Not sure if insurance covers these expenses.

 

I would think a regular GP will be much cheaper to just have blood test as specialist charge a lot for an appointment. If they come back low then I would go to the specialist, try get the actually results not just whether you are within or outside the normal range.  

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Thanks for that, really appreciate it. I had blood tests done at a gp about 18 months ago, the only result I have is Testosterone: 14.4 nmol/L ( 9 - 30) they just told me I was fine but not sure where that result would put me in the range?

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1 hour ago, Caliboy15 said:

Thanks for that, really appreciate it. I had blood tests done at a gp about 18 months ago, the only result I have is Testosterone: 14.4 nmol/L ( 9 - 30) they just told me I was fine but not sure where that result would put me in the range?

I would say that is fine - not knowing your age, what time it was tested etc.

 

Mine was measured several times early morning at 13-14 nmol/L and no issues. 

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10 hours ago, Caliboy15 said:

is that not on the low side if the range is 9 - 30? I am 29 years old and it was tested in the morning.

If it isn't broken don't try and fix it... 

 

did you have LH and FSH tested? 

 

 

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Fair enough, I definitely agree with that. I was just concerned as to why it would be on the low end of the scale when I have a very healthy life style, low stress and good exercise program. I guess it boils down to whether you see the therapy as more of an lifestyle/health enhancer or a last resort for a person with extremely low testosterone. A GP seems to view it as a last resort where as a health clinic (especially in the states) seem to view it as a why would you not do it if you're on the low side and sell it as a very low side effect treatment.

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7 hours ago, Caliboy15 said:

Fair enough, I definitely agree with that. I was just concerned as to why it would be on the low end of the scale when I have a very healthy life style, low stress and good exercise program. I guess it boils down to whether you see the therapy as more of an lifestyle/health enhancer or a last resort for a person with extremely low testosterone. A GP seems to view it as a last resort where as a health clinic (especially in the states) seem to view it as a why would you not do it if you're on the low side and sell it as a very low side effect treatment.

 

In NZ we have these "health clinics" you speak of. They are referred to as "mens clinics" and market themselves around anti ageing and erectile dysfunction. They will help you but will cost you an arm and a leg. And most of the time they aren't actually helping you as such they are just supplying you. But are able to put it through the system and no one investigates it so it gets left alone. It's basically legal drug dealing. 

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Thanks for that, this is exactly why I thought I'd put the link up and ask here. I guess my gut feeling was right and the trouble with these guys is that because they would want you to become and ongoing paid patient they would probably prescribe you with the treatment whether you really needed it or not.

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