What is Progesterone? Progesterone is one of the most prominent female sex hormones. During ovulation and pregnancy, the amount of progesterone in your system increases significantly. In the case of cis women, progesterone prepares the outlining of the uterus for pregnancy. Not only that, but progesterone plays an important role in bone health, cardiovascular health,… Read more
What type of Testosterone are available to you during your transition (FTM)
Injections – Injections are, by far, the most common and universal method of testosterone replacement therapy. One of the biggest advantages of using injections is the ability for you to take higher doses while maintaining high absorption rates. Not only that, but not having to worry about dosing every day, which may help with your… Read more
What type of anti-androgens are available during your transition (MTF)?
Anti-androgens, also known commonly as Testosterone blockers, are medications with the sole purpose of blocking or limiting the production of testosterone in your body. Spironolactone – Spironolactone, also known as spiro, is a potassium-sparing diuretic originally used to treat prostate cancer in men and fluid build-up due to heart failure. In transgender women, it is… Read more
What type of Estrogens are available for you during your transition (MTF)?
Pills – Pills are by far the most common and convenient administration of estrogen. In the United States, pills are the standard treatment; however, they are also common in the United Kingdom and the EU. One of the biggest advantages of using pills is how cheap they are to produce and buy. The average pill… Read more
What type of gender-affirming non-surgical options are available to you during your transition?
Laser and or Electrolysis – Laser hair removal and Electrolysis both work to lighten and or remove hair on specifics parts of your body. The difference between the two is that Electrolysis will completely remove the follicle of hair using electricity, resulting in no more hair growth. While laser concentrations light energy to heat up… Read more
What type of gender-affirming surgical procedures are available to you during your transition (FTM)
Bilateral mastectomy (commonly referred to as top surgery) – Is the surgical removal of both breasts. This is commonly one of the first surgical priorities for trans men and can be an inaugural step of their transition. The surgery itself is a pretty basic one; you are simply removing the excess breast tissue so that… Read more
What types of gender-affirming surgical procedures are available to you during your transition (MTF)
Vaginoplasty – SRS (sex reassignment surgery) or GRS (genital reconsecration surgery) – The surgical construction of a vagina. This procedure commonly includes a clitoris, vaginal canal, and labia. Many different methods are available, depending on what you want. Most commonly used is the Penile inversion technique, but others exist, such as peritoneal pull through and… Read more
What does HRT (hormone replacement therapy) do for trans guys? (FTM)
The 4 main categories of HRT changes are body, sexual, mental, and reproductive. Within these categories, the mileage of medication will vary from person to person. Some trans guys might develop a deep voice while others might not. It all depends on how you and your body reacts to your new hormonal state. Image is… Read more
What does HRT (hormone replacement therapy) do for trans girls? (MTF)
The 4 main categories of HRT changes are body, sexual, mental, and reproductive. Within these categories, the mileage of medication will vary from person to person. Some trans girls will get substantial breast growth while others get little or no breast growth at all. Image is taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transgender_hormone_therapy_(male-to-female) The changes you might experience as… Read more
Resource page – My review of doctors that I have personally had
Dr. Paul Worrell, D.O. 8668 Skillman Street Dallas, TX 75243 (214) 349-4909 Dr. Worell works in Dallas and was the first doctor who I went to for my HRT. He didn’t properly monitor and react to my hormone levels, and at the end of being with him for over 7 months, my testosterone levels were… Read more