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I Tried Putting Some Under My Tongue
Citation:   some guy. "I Tried Putting Some Under My Tongue: An Experience with Testosterone (exp116143)". Feb 20, 2022.

  sublingual Testosterone (liquid)
Testosterone Sublingually

I acquired a vial of testosterone enanthate meant for intramuscular injection, but injecting myself scares me so I tried putting some (50 mg, estimated) under my tongue.

Effect came surprisingly quickly. An hour in I noticed I was more aware and observant of my surroundings, both visually and auditory. However I did not feel "on edge"/"on my toes", no anxiety/paranoia. No hallucinations. Normal visual acuity just pressure in eyes. I was also more observant of movement but also of noises. I should mention I am always observant when taking something new because I'm curious if it will have some effect and I also feel some kind of hypervigilance if I'm in the driver seat. But I have not experienced exactly this "testosterone observance" before. Lots of outward focus and lots of shift of focus, yet without feeling drugged up.

I don't know if the effect I experienced came from the testosterone directly or if it upregulated other hormones. I had higher pulse (confirmed by smartwatch) and experienced a pressure in my eyes. I did not measure my blood pressure.

The effect lasted about four hours. I took it at night and it kept me up all night. Feeling tired as I was "coming down". I did not experience any sex drive, confidence, anxiety, aggression, status fixation, or other macho effects, only the mentioned pulse, eye pressure and observance of surroundings.

It did not induce euphoria nor dysphoria. It's not intense like taking stimulants or other drugs.

I could attribute this experience to placebo, but it's not the effect I had expected or even knew was possible.

Exp Year: 2022ExpID: 116143
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 30
Published: Feb 20, 2022Views: 1,051
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