In general the psychological changes I’ve felt so far on female hormones have been a huge confirmation of my gender identity. Not all of them have been indisputably positive (though none really particularly negative either); but every one of them has felt essentially right and pleasing to me in a way that makes me feel so secure that this is the right path for me. In particular, some of the ways I have been more masculine in the past have changed, and I’ve no longer had an excuse to wonder whether I’m more like a man inside.
Other side effects include increased risk of heart problems in older men with poor mobility, according to a 2009 study at Boston Medical Center. A 2017 study published in JAMA found that treatments increase coronary artery plaque volume. Additionally, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires manufactures to include a notice on the labeling that states taking testosterone treatments can lead to possible increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. The FDA recommends that patients using testosterone should seek medical attention right away if they have these symptoms:
BIOIDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT Millions of women today experience some kind of health issue relating to their hormones, ranging from premenstrual moodiness or sugar cravings, to severe hot flashes and sleep problems during menopause. Infertility and miscarriages are becoming more and more common. And while more and more women are searching for solutions, frequently the only solution offered to them by their doctors is to put artificial hormones into their body to relieve their symptoms. Hence the millions of prescriptions for […]