Poll

Pituitary - Gonadotorpins - FSH mIU/mL

Never Tested
4 (66.7%)
<= 2
0 (0%)
> 2
1 (16.7%)
> 3
1 (16.7%)
> 4
0 (0%)
> 6
0 (0%)
> 8
0 (0%)
> 10
0 (0%)
> 14
0 (0%)
> 18
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 4

Poll

Pituitary - Gonatropins - LH mIU/mL

Never Tested
2 (50%)
<= 2
0 (0%)
> 2
2 (50%)
> 3
0 (0%)
> 4
0 (0%)
> 6
0 (0%)
> 8
0 (0%)
> 10
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 3

Poll

Pituitary - Prolactin ng/mL ( (nmol/liter) * 23)

Never Tested
2 (66.7%)
<= 2
0 (0%)
> 2
0 (0%)
> 3
0 (0%)
> 4
0 (0%)
> 6
1 (33.3%)
> 8
0 (0%)
> 10
0 (0%)
> 14
0 (0%)
> 18
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 2

Poll

Steroids - DHT ng/dL ( (nmol/liter) * 29.04)

Never Tested
2 (50%)
<= 30
2 (50%)
> 30
0 (0%)
> 40
0 (0%)
> 50
0 (0%)
> 60
0 (0%)
> 70
0 (0%)
> 80
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 3

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Steroids - Estradiol pg/mL ( (pmol/liter) * 0.2724)

Never Tested
1 (25%)
<= 10
0 (0%)
> 10
1 (25%)
> 20
2 (50%)
> 30
0 (0%)
> 40
0 (0%)
> 50
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 3

Poll

Steroids - Testosterone Free pg/mL ( (pmol/liter) / 34.67)

Never Tested
2 (50%)
<= 6
0 (0%)
> 6
0 (0%)
> 8
2 (50%)
> 10
0 (0%)
> 14
0 (0%)
> 18
0 (0%)
> 22
0 (0%)
> 26
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 3

Poll

Steroids - Testosterone Total ng/dL ( (nmol/liter) / 0.03467)

Never Tested
0 (0%)
<= 200
1 (25%)
> 200
0 (0%)
> 300
1 (25%)
> 400
0 (0%)
> 500
1 (25%)
> 600
1 (25%)
> 700
0 (0%)
> 800
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 3

Poll

Thyroid - Thyroxine T4 Free ng/dL ( (pmol/liter) * 0.07769)

Never Tested
1 (25%)
>= 0.6
1 (25%)
> 0.6
0 (0%)
> 0.8
1 (25%)
> 1.0
1 (25%)
> 1.2
0 (0%)
> 1.4
0 (0%)
> 1.6
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 3

Poll

Thyroid - Triiodothyronine T3 Total ng/dL ( (nmol/liter) * 65.1)

Never Tested
2 (66.7%)
<= 80
0 (0%)
> 80
0 (0%)
> 90
1 (33.3%)
> 100
0 (0%)
> 120
0 (0%)
> 140
0 (0%)
> 160
0 (0%)
> 180
0 (0%)
> 200
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 2

Poll

Thyroid - TSH uIU/mL

Never Tested
1 (20%)
<= 1.0
0 (0%)
> 1.0
1 (20%)
> 1.5
0 (0%)
> 2.0
0 (0%)
> 2.5
0 (0%)
> 3.0
2 (40%)
> 4.0
0 (0%)
> 5.0
1 (20%)

Total Members Voted: 4

Author Topic: A poll for hormone blood test results - See first post for instructions  (Read 5524 times)

NoFun

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Note: Please give "unmedicated" hormone numbers. I do some hormone replacement (T, DHEA), but gave numbers from a "no hormone replacement" baseline. 

I'm trying to work toward having some decent data collection for us. I think the most relevant data we might have right now are blood tests, so I'll start with a poll of blood test results for things that seem relevant.

It's a little iffy, because depending the values that you get can depend on the specifics of how they do the test, but I'm going with absolute values for the test results. I think outside the US, sometimes the units are different, so please pay attention to the units on the test.

But I plan on expanding this poll to symptoms and history, and we're seeing what we can do to display correlations between the answers for different poll answers. If we get this going, we'll probably start with extracting the poll data, making plots in excel, and attaching the file to the thread. We'll see.

Please give it a try, and let me know if it is working, and if you can change your selection after you enter it.

Being in the US, I used US units. I found a site online that will do the conversion to international units for you.

http://dwjay.tripod.com/conversion.html

I put the conversion factors in the poll questions, but its probably easier to just use the web site to do the conversion.
« Last Edit: June 20, 2016, 05:04:00 AM by NoFun »

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Re: A poll for test data collection
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2010, 09:37:21 PM »
NoFun, I just joined today with this very idea. I have had EA since last November. I didn't realize what I had until some time in January of this year. I went through several difficult phases, including a long internal debate on Suicide, and have finally come to full acceptance of my condition. One of the most Disheartening moments was when I relayed my condition to 2 friends in the medical field, one a Physician's Assistant, and one a Full Medical Doctor, both very close to me, and they both drew a blank, they had no idea of EA, and it seemed liked they couldn't even deal with it. As though, once you know that things die, as a child, you realize that it can happen to you. I'm sorry, I'm rambling. Last night, it came to me, that there has to be a common denominator, in all of us, that has to be the cause. I understand that there is currently Zero Research into EA. Is that correct? So, we are just gonna have to do the research ourselves. That means we are going to have to interview everyone who has it and is willing to participate. Is there anyway to estimate how many people worldwide with EA? I didn't join this site when I first found it, I wonder how many other men have done the same. I must do this. I have to know the Why....

So if you would like to collaborate any data or ideas or if you can think of anything helpful, please leave a repost. Thank you, Rajhi29

NoFun

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Re: A poll for test data collection
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2010, 11:58:15 PM »
Yeah, doctors are pretty ignorant about this, although they are getting better. Maybe 5 years ago, even professionals who specialized in sexual dysfunction didn't differentiate between anhedonic ejaculation and anorgasmia.

At least there is a word for the condition now.

I don't know how many of us there are worldwide, but I think the admin recently said we have 100 on this list. That's a significant sample.

And I wouldn't croak yourself just yet. It does suck, but the world has plenty of things to entertain us that aren't orgasms. Science is moving pretty swiftly, and they've just barely begun on sexual dysfunction, but with all the money people have already made on viagra, I'm sure a lot of people are working on improving sexual dysfunction.

I've already got a long list of things to try, and I'm always adding new ones.

By the way, since you're new around here, there was a fellow who cured himself recently, and the cure seemed to start with taking an over the counter supplement - Twinlabs Gaba Plus. Since it is the only thing ever known to work for anyone, I recommend you giving it a try.

On collecting data, you've expressed what I have a few times on the list. We're in a better position to find a cure than any doctor,  because we've got lots of patients to work with. So I recommend we line up the potential cures, and start knocking them down. And of course, share data. People haven't been that enthusiastic about putting data in polls, but I do what I can, and report on my own attempted cures.

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Re: A poll for test data collection
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2010, 12:52:57 AM »
I reported but i only have had tested in "total testosterone level" and "never tested" on other items.

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Threw in as much data as I had from my latest round of testing, although I could only put in some values.  (*as follows, first # is most recent test result*)

You had t3 levels, but not free t3 - last test was 5.2 pmol/L in a range of 2.6 - 5.7.   Test before had a level of 5.3.   

Free t4 has been 14 and 13 pmol/L. 

sTSH has been 2.72, 1.92 and over 5 mIU/L on the first test over a year ago. 

My doctor tested DHEAS everytime instead of estrodial directly.  9.6 and 11.2 umol/L  on last two previous tests.

Testosterone has been 18.5 and 34.8 umol/L on last two tests.  Just noticing what a difference there is there. 

Ferritin, or iron levels, has showed up in the "depleted range" on all tests.  Closer to deficient on latest test, 14 ug/L with <12 being dificient, 12-30 depleted, 31-79 being reduced, and 80-300 being normal.

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Hey hey....just wondering if i can wipe my previous poll answers for this particular as I have new and very different numbers.