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#4701 Crank92

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    I've recovered fully I believe from the emotional blunting and fatigue. The gastric issues are continuing to improve with the SCD diet. The sexual dysfunction and associated ED is improved with cannabis therapy (read from page 200 onwards for plausible biological mechanisms). The genital numbness persists, for now.

    I still plan on doing an extended fast for the purported benefits.
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Posted 20 April 2014 - 04:45 AM

***Good News***

 

That doctor I went to see ages ago, the sexual dysfunction specialist who told me it was all in my head. Well, I told you I had sent him my research, he got back to me today! He believes I definitely have found something here and he's going to push it one step further up the ladder. That's 2 out of 2 doctors now that I have shown research too who believe I'm onto something. I'm going to gently probe to see if there's anything more that he can do, he did at the time of the appointment say if he found anything he would possibly start a case study.... Fingers crossed!

If anyone wants my research to take to the doctors regarding sexual dysfunction - please email at mikeyvl@hotmail.com with subject title 'ACCUTANE SCIENCE PLEASE', in caps and the please is essential (manners count after all)

Hatemost; I've personally found exercise to be beneficial, cognitively anyway. I find aerobic exercise better for cognitive issues (my case fatigue and emotional blunting). I do a lot of resistance exercise too but it's not as effective I find, but got to have some aesthetics plus it carries over to my preferred sports quite well. I never suffered from aching joints or lost muscle (thank f**k).

ALSO: anyone who has done any research and has referenced some sources on why cannabis appears to be beneficial please email them to me, the family friend doctor was quite intrigued to that aspect and I wanted to show him some of the research.



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Posted 20 April 2014 - 10:11 AM

Hi,  I just joined the community. I have severe acne and my doctor told me to use accutante but I am reading stories about side effects and getting scared.  It is bad for the liver?

 

thank you !



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Posted 20 April 2014 - 11:55 PM

@Cranck How long have you been lifting? I dont feel fatigue/depression either. however, sometimes i have hard time get aroused but maybe it's all in my head or maybe is because i haven't fapped in 90 days and probably iam on flatline.

Iam gonna email you soon enough to get that Research

Also, in the morning i always wake up qwith crazy mood like i want to dance, with other words i feel just fine, iam gonna have my blood test once again because my endo said my results is surely false because i had my blood tested at 8"00 p.m and it suggested that i go early morning between 8:00-10:00 to get the most accurate results.

In my previous test i had pretty low testosterone and my Free testosterone was pretty High which he told me it's impossible to have low total test and High Free test, so he thinks that my results wash't accurate so he had me to hit the labs one more time.

I always liked cardio especially running on football field but i ripped my shoes off and iam waiting my NEW shoes to start again i always felt good after a good jogging+short burst sprint (15-30 seconds) i have heard it can boost yout teststerone.

anyway iam being off topic! Peace brah and have hope that's the only thing we got at this point!`


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Posted 21 April 2014 - 12:09 AM

Anafiona ,  rule number 1 , never take a drug you cannot spell correctly , lol... in fact I would advice you to skip drugs entirely and  look under the holistic section ie clean up your diet find your trigger foods.


Edited by Gladiatoro, 21 April 2014 - 12:10 AM.


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Posted 21 April 2014 - 05:23 AM

Hi all. 

I'm not really sure if I should be posting here as my experiences are not as bad as others. I would say I have been left with mild side effects and disappointment that it didn't work. 

 

I had two courses of accutane in the last couple of years.  Both times I had fairly bad muscle and joint pain, dry eyes and mental symptoms like fatigue and depression.   It hasn't cured my acne and I have been left with really dry skin, dry eyes and although I can't really explain it properly I feel like the medication is still in my system somehow?

 

I'm looking to improve my diet to see if that helps.  I have been diagnosed as vitamin D deficient so I am taking high dose supplements to see if that helps. I'm also taking folate as I was deficient, zinc and vitamin C because it seems like a good idea.  eusa_think.gif

 

Does anyone have any tips on diet or skin care routines that can improve the remaining acne and dry skin. huh.png   E45/Aqueous cream doesn't seem to work. 



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    I've recovered fully I believe from the emotional blunting and fatigue. The gastric issues are continuing to improve with the SCD diet. The sexual dysfunction and associated ED is improved with cannabis therapy (read from page 200 onwards for plausible biological mechanisms). The genital numbness persists, for now.

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 06:00 AM

@Cranck How long have you been lifting? I dont feel fatigue/depression either. however, sometimes i have hard time get aroused but maybe it's all in my head or maybe is because i haven't fapped in 90 days and probably iam on flatline.

Iam gonna email you soon enough to get that Research

Also, in the morning i always wake up qwith crazy mood like i want to dance, with other words i feel just fine, iam gonna have my blood test once again because my endo said my results is surely false because i had my blood tested at 8"00 p.m and it suggested that i go early morning between 8:00-10:00 to get the most accurate results.

In my previous test i had pretty low testosterone and my Free testosterone was pretty High which he told me it's impossible to have low total test and High Free test, so he thinks that my results wash't accurate so he had me to hit the labs one more time.

I always liked cardio especially running on football field but i ripped my shoes off and iam waiting my NEW shoes to start again i always felt good after a good jogging+short burst sprint (15-30 seconds) i have heard it can boost yout teststerone.

anyway iam being off topic! Peace brah and have hope that's the only thing we got at this point!`



I'm afraid I wouldn't count on exercise as a cure. Without being too cocky, I probably do more sport than 99.99% of the population. As I've mentioned before on this thread, I was a national level swimmer doing about 20-30 hours training per week up until 17 when overuse shoulder injuries hampered my progress. I've been lifting weights since 14/15 years old (7-8 years in total now) 2-3x per week these days alongside about 10-16 hours of MMA per week. In regards to manipulating hormones with training;

i) Testosterone = heavy weights long rest periods, only 2 exercise have been shown to boost testosterone. Deadlifts and Squats, they stimulate more muscle mass than any other exercise. Keep the reps to about 4-6 and keep the rest at 2 minutes minimum. Maximal effort activities that incorporate a large amount of muscle like sprinting as you mentioned will also boost test.

ii) Human Growth Hormone (HGH) = Full body circuits, moderate rest periods is your best bet. Bit like crossfit. HGH production is tied to lactic acid production, the more lactic acid you can get flowing the more HGH you'll pump out.

Personally these days I incorporate a bit of everything into my training. Example;

i) 5 sets of 5 reps Deadlifts
ii) 2-3 other exercises which assist in improving the deadlift (eg. hamstring raises, back extensions, shrugs)

iii) High intensity circuit that stresses the anaerobic system and produces a lot of lactic acid.
iv) 15-30mins steady-state rowing/cycling (traditional 'cardio').
v) Stretching

In the end, any exercise is better than none! 

There is some dietary manipulations that can alter hormones slightly, but exercise is the biggest predictor of large acute changes in hormones. Prolonged resistance training has been shown to cause chronic changes in anabolic hormones, but sadly that doesn't mean accutane side effects are lessened. Case in point being myself -_-



The only diet I have ever found to work for my acne is ketogenic paleo, google 'dietary cure for acne' it's a book by Dr. Loren Cordain one of the pioneering authors of the paleo movement if you will.

I have to say though, if you're already consider yourself a lethargic individual by nature it's not easy. I did it for 3 months and my skin was pretty much flawless, however trying to do several hours of sports on <30-50g of carbs/day is miserable. Also I've found Dan's skin care regime on this website to be amazing I wish I had tried it pre-accutane which has f**ked me over to no end. If you can afford it get the whole set, my skin isn't perfect these days but it's close to it and that it doesn't even bother me anymore.



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Posted 21 April 2014 - 06:23 AM

http://tv.greenmedin...ng-cause-death/ A doctor telling the truth? strange.

 

Any diet that avoid dairy & grains will "cure" acne. Paleo isn't physiologicaly adapted to our bodies. (i know you know but i'm telling it again for others).


Edited by anonyy, 21 April 2014 - 06:42 AM.


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    I've recovered fully I believe from the emotional blunting and fatigue. The gastric issues are continuing to improve with the SCD diet. The sexual dysfunction and associated ED is improved with cannabis therapy (read from page 200 onwards for plausible biological mechanisms). The genital numbness persists, for now.

    I still plan on doing an extended fast for the purported benefits.
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Posted 21 April 2014 - 08:47 AM

Just posting here in case any one was else was interested in the research aspect of this;

Had several cannabis recoveries and thus there is speculation that the endocannabinoid system is at least partly involved in these proposed recoveries. Then there is the fact that we've had a few fasting recoveries too (more so propecia than 'tane I believe). Is there a link? I had a quick google gander and found that fasting elicits alterations in the endocannabinoid system too...

Just a thought!

EDIT: I guess this is not entirely surprising - the green gives you munchies which is proposed to be due to its effects on the EC system. You'd think not eating for an extended period of time would also give you a case of the munchies! :D


Edited by Crank92, 21 April 2014 - 10:00 AM.


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    I've recovered fully I believe from the emotional blunting and fatigue. The gastric issues are continuing to improve with the SCD diet. The sexual dysfunction and associated ED is improved with cannabis therapy (read from page 200 onwards for plausible biological mechanisms). The genital numbness persists, for now.

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 09:58 AM

Hi,  I just joined the community. I have severe acne and my doctor told me to use accutante but I am reading stories about side effects and getting scared.  It is bad for the liver?

 

thank you !


Don't do it. Just don't do it. Just read this thread and decide if possibly f**king up your entire life for a few spots is worth it.

EDIT: Don't think you can play it safe either. I asked specifically to start on a low dose just to test the waters first. I did 20mg for 10 days. 18 months later I'm still not entirely right. The fact I was literally the pinnacle of health prior to 'tane means it's not just those with issues already who get problems, that's not the case! 

ACCUTANE IS A CHEMOTHERAPY DRUG! That's how f**king retarded this sh*t is --> Got acne? Here's some chemo for 6 months -_-


Edited by Crank92, 21 April 2014 - 10:04 AM.


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    I've recovered fully I believe from the emotional blunting and fatigue. The gastric issues are continuing to improve with the SCD diet. The sexual dysfunction and associated ED is improved with cannabis therapy (read from page 200 onwards for plausible biological mechanisms). The genital numbness persists, for now.

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 10:29 AM

I'm too damn busy at the moment to do anything in regards to this, but if someone else feels a modicum of pro-activity brewing have a read of this and then perhaps email either the author of the article or at least leave a comment.

http://www.thesunday...14_04_20#page-1

Yes, I did pay a whole £1 to read and comment on this article. Despite being ridiculously far into 2 overdrafts and in debt with my parents.

Another newspaper article (albeit a local paper) in regards to Jack Bowlby the 16y/o who committed suicide while on 'tane;

http://www.oxfordmai...ager/?ref=var_0
 


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    I've recovered fully I believe from the emotional blunting and fatigue. The gastric issues are continuing to improve with the SCD diet. The sexual dysfunction and associated ED is improved with cannabis therapy (read from page 200 onwards for plausible biological mechanisms). The genital numbness persists, for now.

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Posted 22 April 2014 - 06:34 AM

http://www.dailymail...g-impotent.html

I knew about Hans Peterson a while back as Dubya mentioned him, thought it was psychological issues but apparently not. Accutane rendered him impotent and and as an act of retribution went and murdered his dermatologist.

However, I also have some very good news but cannot share as of yet. Will write up soon. *Such a tease*


Edited by Crank92, 22 April 2014 - 06:35 AM.


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Posted 22 April 2014 - 12:10 PM

Anafiona ,  rule number 1 , never take a drug you cannot spell correctly , lol... in fact I would advice you to skip drugs entirely and  look under the holistic section ie clean up your diet find your trigger foods.

 

LOL,  Sorry, I wrote "acutante" when I meant Accutane.   Anyway , you will find spelling mistakes on my post as english is not my native languagehifive.gif   thank you for the suggestion! I will have a look



Hi,  I just joined the community. I have severe acne and my doctor told me to use accutante but I am reading stories about side effects and getting scared.  It is bad for the liver?

 

thank you !


Don't do it. Just don't do it. Just read this thread and decide if possibly f**king up your entire life for a few spots is worth it.

EDIT: Don't think you can play it safe either. I asked specifically to start on a low dose just to test the waters first. I did 20mg for 10 days. 18 months later I'm still not entirely right. The fact I was literally the pinnacle of health prior to 'tane means it's not just those with issues already who get problems, that's not the case! 

ACCUTANE IS A CHEMOTHERAPY DRUG! That's how f**king retarded this sh*t is --> Got acne? Here's some chemo for 6 months -_-

 

  That really got me scared.   On youtube there are many videos about people who got  serious problems when using it.  Have a look here:

 



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    I've recovered fully I believe from the emotional blunting and fatigue. The gastric issues are continuing to improve with the SCD diet. The sexual dysfunction and associated ED is improved with cannabis therapy (read from page 200 onwards for plausible biological mechanisms). The genital numbness persists, for now.

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Posted 22 April 2014 - 12:16 PM

Anafiona ,  rule number 1 , never take a drug you cannot spell correctly , lol... in fact I would advice you to skip drugs entirely and  look under the holistic section ie clean up your diet find your trigger foods.

 

LOL,  Sorry, I wrote "acutante" when I meant Accutane.   Anyway , you will find spelling mistakes on my post as english is not my native languagehifive.gif   thank you for the suggestion! I will have a look



Hi,  I just joined the community. I have severe acne and my doctor told me to use accutante but I am reading stories about side effects and getting scared.  It is bad for the liver?

 

thank you !


Don't do it. Just don't do it. Just read this thread and decide if possibly f**king up your entire life for a few spots is worth it.

EDIT: Don't think you can play it safe either. I asked specifically to start on a low dose just to test the waters first. I did 20mg for 10 days. 18 months later I'm still not entirely right. The fact I was literally the pinnacle of health prior to 'tane means it's not just those with issues already who get problems, that's not the case! 

ACCUTANE IS A CHEMOTHERAPY DRUG! That's how f**king retarded this sh*t is --> Got acne? Here's some chemo for 6 months -_-

 

  That really got me scared.   On youtube there are many videos about people who got  serious problems when using it.  Have a look here:

 

 


I don't even want to watch it. I've seen a lot of sh*t since I took this drug.

Please please please don't take this drug. Many of us on this thread will attest that it was the single biggest mistake in their whole life by a large margin. 
I do not want to see you back on this thread in 6/12/18 months time with horrid side effects. There was someone on this thread a while back saying it couldn't be 'that bad'. A few dozen pages later they were back saying they were left with this and that for side effects. 

So I repeat please DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG. Find an alternative, any alternative. The only time, and I mean only time you should consider this drug is if you're suicidal over your acne. 



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Posted 22 April 2014 - 12:25 PM

Wow... after reading some of what is contained here, I am really thinking about stopping my treatment. I am only 11 days in... my acne is not severe but moderate and large outbreaks now scar my skin and do not heal well since I am 33. I don't know what to do but I already hate Accutane (generic). I don't know if it's worth the risks... damn, and I was really hoping this would finally help me regain my confidence... Minocycline was at least helping and was easy on my stomach, should I go back to that?



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Posted 22 April 2014 - 12:29 PM

 

Anafiona ,  rule number 1 , never take a drug you cannot spell correctly , lol... in fact I would advice you to skip drugs entirely and  look under the holistic section ie clean up your diet find your trigger foods.

 

LOL,  Sorry, I wrote "acutante" when I meant Accutane.   Anyway , you will find spelling mistakes on my post as english is not my native languagehifive.gif   thank you for the suggestion! I will have a look



>> 

Hi,  I just joined the community. I have severe acne and my doctor told me to use accutante but I am reading stories about side effects and getting scared.  It is bad for the liver?

 

thank you !


Don't do it. Just don't do it. Just read this thread and decide if possibly f**king up your entire life for a few spots is worth it.

EDIT: Don't think you can play it safe either. I asked specifically to start on a low dose just to test the waters first. I did 20mg for 10 days. 18 months later I'm still not entirely right. The fact I was literally the pinnacle of health prior to 'tane means it's not just those with issues already who get problems, that's not the case! 

ACCUTANE IS A CHEMOTHERAPY DRUG! That's how f**king retarded this sh*t is --> Got acne? Here's some chemo for 6 months -_-

 

  That really got me scared.   On youtube there are many videos about people who got  serious problems when using it.  Have a look here:

 

 


I don't even want to watch it. I've seen a lot of sh*t since I took this drug.

Please please please don't take this drug. Many of us on this thread will attest that it was the single biggest mistake in their whole life by a large margin. 
I do not want to see you back on this thread in 6/12/18 months time with horrid side effects. There was someone on this thread a while back saying it couldn't be 'that bad'. A few dozen pages later they were back saying they were left with this and that for side effects. 

So I repeat please DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG. Find an alternative, any alternative. The only time, and I mean only time you should consider this drug is if you're suicidal over your acne. 

 

 

 Thank you , I will take your advice.  I haven´t  read the whole thread because I am pretty new on this forum.   My main problem is started having acne a few months ago but It has gone to severe.   I am starting to lose my self steem and trying to find a miracle or something that can bring me my life back.  My mom says Im getting obsessed,  but It´s hard anytime  I look at the mirror.  I used to have a pretty face (not bragging , please , don´t get me wrong)



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    I've recovered fully I believe from the emotional blunting and fatigue. The gastric issues are continuing to improve with the SCD diet. The sexual dysfunction and associated ED is improved with cannabis therapy (read from page 200 onwards for plausible biological mechanisms). The genital numbness persists, for now.

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Posted 22 April 2014 - 05:03 PM

Wow... after reading some of what is contained here, I am really thinking about stopping my treatment. I am only 11 days in... my acne is not severe but moderate and large outbreaks now scar my skin and do not heal well since I am 33. I don't know what to do but I already hate Accutane (generic). I don't know if it's worth the risks... damn, and I was really hoping this would finally help me regain my confidence... Minocycline was at least helping and was easy on my stomach, should I go back to that?


I took accutane for 10 days at 20mg as you've probably seen me repeat ad nauseam if you've read more than 2 pages of this thread.

I quit due to gastric issues. 3 months later I was completely impotent (no libido, no erections etc), I was sh*tting so much I couldn't leave the house for days at a time and I felt dead to the world. I couldn't 'feel' feelings.

There's a reason this thread is so long... It's not even the largest of forums around...

 



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Posted 23 April 2014 - 02:12 AM

Hallo people, I am one of the "lucky" guys unfortunatelly. After 2months with 40mg/day accutane (zoretanin), I experienced a sudden ED.  After 10 days, everything went back to normal, then second crash again impotence. After 10 or so days later again things got better.
Now; I sometimes have morning erections, weak hardness, mostly zero libido, back pain and ringing in the ears.
I realised I feel normal when I eat. I mean I eat everything (health foods+fast food, chocalate, coffee.. No diet). Something I get from this bulk food, it helps, dont know what it is yet. And normal life, support of my gf and funny office (luckly me) helps my recovery I think. 
I did the blood test, do you notice any anormalities? DHT test will take some time, I will post it also here.
Age 34 Male
LH 3,97 mIU/ml   Ref: 1,2 - 7,8
FSH 1,79 mIU/ml Ref: 1.37 - 13.58
Prolaktin SI 11.78 ng/ml Ref: 1.89 - 21.24
Estradiol E2 SI 28 pg/ml Ref: 11 - 44
Progesteron SI 0.77 ng/ml Ref: 0.2 - 1.40
Testosteron Total SI 23.42 nmol/L Ref: 4.86 - 32.27
Testosteron Free SI 59.34 pmol/L  Ref: 30.19 - 104.10
SHBG 22.80 nmol/L Ref: 14.5 - 48.40 
DHT - not ready yet.
 
After the blood test I started cannabis oil, it is my 3th day. I havent noticed anything special yet.

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 10:46 AM

Hallo people, I am one of the "lucky" guys unfortunatelly. After 2months with 40mg/day accutane (zoretanin), I experienced a sudden ED.  After 10 days, everything went back to normal, then second crash again impotence. After 10 or so days later again things got better.
Now; I sometimes have morning erections, weak hardness, mostly zero libido, back pain and ringing in the ears.
I realised I feel normal when I eat. I mean I eat everything (health foods+fast food, chocalate, coffee.. No diet). Something I get from this bulk food, it helps, dont know what it is yet. And normal life, support of my gf and funny office (luckly me) helps my recovery I think. 
I did the blood test, do you notice any anormalities? DHT test will take some time, I will post it also here.
Age 34 Male
LH 3,97 mIU/ml   Ref: 1,2 - 7,8
FSH 1,79 mIU/ml Ref: 1.37 - 13.58
Prolaktin SI 11.78 ng/ml Ref: 1.89 - 21.24
Estradiol E2 SI 28 pg/ml Ref: 11 - 44
Progesteron SI 0.77 ng/ml Ref: 0.2 - 1.40
Testosteron Total SI 23.42 nmol/L Ref: 4.86 - 32.27
Testosteron Free SI 59.34 pmol/L  Ref: 30.19 - 104.10
SHBG 22.80 nmol/L Ref: 14.5 - 48.40 
DHT - not ready yet.
 
After the blood test I started cannabis oil, it is my 3th day. I havent noticed anything special yet.

 

Those tests sound pretty normal. I'm surprised your testosterone is well within the reference range though, many people including me have testosterone on the low-side, and high cortisol - did you have this tested? My DHT was actually high despite total test being quite low.

2 people on this thread have made full recoveries using cannabis oil, but it takes time - one was taking the oil for over 3 months before he noticed he was getting spontanious erections again.

Do you know anything about the oil you are taking? Is it purchased or self made? I think there are some oils that come in tinctures that are pretty weak compared to the real stuff. Have you tried smoking or vaping?

I've not tried the oil myself, but have noticed some improvements from vaping, although they've not been consistent.



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Posted 23 April 2014 - 11:42 AM

Hallo people, I am one of the "lucky" guys unfortunatelly. After 2months with 40mg/day accutane (zoretanin), I experienced a sudden ED.  After 10 days, everything went back to normal, then second crash again impotence. After 10 or so days later again things got better.
Now; I sometimes have morning erections, weak hardness, mostly zero libido, back pain and ringing in the ears.I realised I feel normal when I eat. I mean I eat everything (health foods+fast food, chocalate, coffee.. No diet). Something I get from this bulk food, it helps, dont know what it is yet. And normal life, support of my gf and funny office (luckly me) helps my recovery I think. 
I did the blood test, do you notice any anormalities? DHT test will take some time, I will post it also here.
Age 34 MaleLH 3,97 mIU/ml   Ref: 1,2 - 7,8FSH 1,79 mIU/ml Ref: 1.37 - 13.58Prolaktin SI 11.78 ng/ml Ref: 1.89 - 21.24Estradiol E2 SI 28 pg/ml Ref: 11 - 44Progesteron SI 0.77 ng/ml Ref: 0.2 - 1.40Testosteron Total SI 23.42 nmol/L Ref: 4.86 - 32.27Testosteron Free SI 59.34 pmol/L  Ref: 30.19 - 104.10SHBG 22.80 nmol/L Ref: 14.5 - 48.40 DHT - not ready yet.
 After the blood test I started cannabis oil, it is my 3th day. I havent noticed anything special yet.

 
Those tests sound pretty normal. I'm surprised your testosterone is well within the reference range though, many people including me have testosterone on the low-side, and high cortisol - did you have this tested? My DHT was actually high despite total test being quite low.
2 people on this thread have made full recoveries using cannabis oil, but it takes time - one was taking the oil for over 3 months before he noticed he was getting spontanious erections again.
Do you know anything about the oil you are taking? Is it purchased or self made? I think there are some oils that come in tinctures that are pretty weak compared to the real stuff. Have you tried smoking or vaping?
I've not tried the oil myself, but have noticed some improvements from vaping, although they've not been consistent.
My mood changes, so the hormones I guess. My Testosteron level was on low side when I first made the blood test (First crash). I did not include cortisol.
I feel like I will overcome with the sympthoms some day, but "sometimes" I feel hopeless. This is due to the change in hormones I guess. (2 days ago I was able to have full erection, now I am not). Right description would be: I was able to have sex, after 30 minutes I was able to have the second(before accutane) now 30 minutes became 4 days or one week.
I bought the oil from zadevital.com (you can choose EN for english version) . The oil is made by cold press. I can not get cannabis it is not legal here. (Turkey). I will keep trting the oil.

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 12:17 PM

I bought the oil from zadevital.com (you can choose EN for english version) . The oil is made by cold press. I can not get cannabis it is not legal here. (Turkey). I will keep trting the oil.

 

That's not the same stuff, you need to be taking proper cannabis oil which is completely different, and much much stronger than dietry oils. I dont think you'll get any effect from that, but there's probably no harm in trying.

I've tried various hemp oil's such as Cibdex, medi wedt oil, RSHO oil but none of them had any effect at all, yet after vaping proper cannabis I experienced glimses of normal functioning.

 

Legality is obviously an issue in most places unfortunately, but with the climate in Turkey outdoor grows are probably quite viable. It might be worth looking into.


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