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    Question on HGH and Testosterone stack

    I have been recovering from shoulder surgery and trying to get back into Jits. The surgery was just to remove a bone spur, but we found out after the surgery that I also had a partial rotator cuff tear. I found out the hard way - during PT weight training.

    Since then I have only been able to train very light. Naturally both strength and cardio is suffering. The excercise bike and running is boring the hell out of me.

    My instructor suggested a one month course of HGH and Testosterone to help recovery. There is a doctor near my gym that would prescribe it. I think it's one shot a week of each. Has anyone ever done this and what effects / side effects should I expect? It's not cheap either - I think it's $600 total.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nihonto View Post
    My instructor suggested a one month course of HGH and Testosterone to help recovery. There is a doctor near my gym that would prescribe it. I think it's one shot a week of each. Has anyone ever done this and what effects / side effects should I expect? It's not cheap either - I think it's $600 total.
    Does that figure include PCT*?


    (* Where "post-cycle therapy" may actually be before, during or after steroids)
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheRuss View Post
    Does that figure include PCT*?


    (* Where "post-cycle therapy" may actually be before, during or after steroids)
    I don't think so. I think that was just the cost for the weekly injections over 4 weeks. What does PCT for a cycle like this usually entail?

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    All I know is what I've read on the subject on the Internet (see this), so take this with a heaping mound of salt.

    It sounds like the main angles of attack are to shut down the testosterone-estrogen shunt (aromatase inhibitors), block certain estrogen receptors (selective estrogen receptor modulators), and to prevent/reverse the downregulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis.

    The purpose of the preceding paragraph isn't so much to serve as a shopping list for you as a test - if the doctor you're getting your prescription from isn't familiar with the above, you might want to talk to another doctor.
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