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Transgender patients visiting an endocrinologist to discuss the initiation of cross-sex hormone therapy are doing so during a period of newly increased awareness and advocacy. Today, gender incongruence is no longer considered a mental health disorder, and professional societies have outlined standards of care for transgender individuals that support increased access to gender-affirming HT.
But as more transgender patients are accessing necessary interventions — and gender transitions are initiated at younger ages — new questions are arising. The loss of fertility, which may occur
Endocrine disorders are grouped into two categories: hormone imbalance - when a gland produces too much or too little of an endocrine hormone development of lesions (such as nodules or tumors) in the endocrine system, which may or may not affect...
Psychiatry is the study of mental disorders and their diagnosis, management and prevention. Conditions include schizophrenia, severe depression and panic disorders among others. There are pharmaceutical treatments as well as other therapies to help...
Fertility is the ability of a couple to conceive, but can related to specifically the man or woman. Various reasons can cause a couple to be infertile, and due to the strong desire of these patients to have <!--LGfEGNT2Lhm-->children, a range of ...