Gender dysphoria and reassignment

By Professor Kevan Wylie on the 1 August 2009.

ABSTRACT

Gender dysphoria is a rare clinical condition that may present to the physician, requiring recognition and appropriate support. Clinical pathways have now been clarified and there are a number of interventions that can be affirmative and supportive for patients who ...

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Hormone therapy associated with MI in male-to-female transsexuals

Date Tags HRT

Copenhagen, Denmark - New data from a large gender-identity unit have shown that hormone therapy taken by transsexuals is associated with a higher cardiovascular mortality rate among transsexual women (male to female [M2F]) but not men (female to male [F2M]) 1. Both, however, had a higher incidence of type 2 diabetes ...

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Effects of Estrogen Treatment on Sexual Behavior in Male-to-Female Transsexuals: Experimental and Clinical Observations

Published

Arch Sex Behav. 1985 Feb;14(1):29-40.

Abstract

The effects of oral estrogen treatment on sexual physiology and behavior were examined in seven presurgical male-to-female transsexuals engaged in cross-living. Subjects were studied prior to hormone treatment, during long-term hormone treatment, and during an experimental double-blind period in which ...

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Endocrine and clinical effects of micronized estradiol administered vaginally or orally - [2001]

OBJECTIVE

To determine the impact of the vaginal route of micronized estradiol (E(2)) administration upon hepatic globulin and lipid production and upon the outcome of oocyte donation cycles in which the recipients received E(2) via this route.

DESIGN

Series report.

SETTING

University-based assisted reproduction techniques (ART) program.

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Hormone Replacement Therapy

Introduction

There are almost ten million menopausal women in the UK today, of whom 80 per cent will suffer from climacteric symptoms. Less than a quarter of these women, however, seek help. Unfortunately, of those who do seek medical advice, many have their questions or problems unresolved either due to ...

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Women's knowledge of HRT and the prevention of osteoporosis

Abstract

This article reports the findings of a study into the information given to women about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the prevention of osteoporosis. The author examines the reasons for prescription of HRT and why some women discontinue the treatment before a preventative effect is likely to have taken ...

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Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual People: A Review of Treatment Regimens, Outcomes, and Adverse Effects

Abstract

Cross-sex hormone treatment is an important component in medical treatment of transsexual people. Endocrinologists are often faced with designing treatment recommendations. Although guidelines from organizations, such as the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association, have been helpful, management remains complex and experience guided. We discuss the range of treatment ...

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