Vemer 15 December Becker Later in this review I discuss the effects hormones have on quality of life and perception of personal well-being. Antiandrogens e. Recent studies have indicated that hormone therapy in transgender women may reduce brain volume toward female proportions. Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery.
Use of anti-androgenic therapy as an adjunct helps to achieve maximum change.
Standards of care for the health of transsexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming people. Endocrinology of the Testis and Male Reproduction. October
Our group recommends that patients first be started on an alternative form of testosterone until maximum virilization is achieved and maintenance dosing is then necessary.