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Expected Effects From Hrt

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Hi All,

I was perusing the web and I found a couple of concise tables for both MTF and FTMs that describe the expected effects and common risks for HRT.

There have been many posts as to what can one expect from HRT, so I thought I would put up some information.

Also, there has been some discussion about the effectivenss of Progesterone as part of MTF HRT. The debate is still raging, but I found a good link that describes what Progesterone is (you will find this interesting).

Finally, I would like to add that for those of you who opt not to go onto HRT and/or SRS does make you any less transgendred (I just thought I'd add that).

Being transgendered has everything about how you feel inside, how you identify yourself. Being transgendered really has little to do with how you physically present yourself.

MTF HRT Table:

http://tghealth-critiques.tripod.com/mtf_ha1.htm

FTM HRT Table:

http://tghealth-critiques.tripod.com/ftm_ha1.htm

Progesterone:

http://www.progesteronetherapy.com/?gclid=...CFdRM5QodL2yK3g

I hope this helps

Love

Brenda

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Guest sarah f

Thank You Brenda for the links. That was some great reading. There was some things that I did not know about estrogen and progesterone. Thanks for taking time to find these for us.

Love,

Sarah F

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Guest NatashaJade

Brenda, you are a doll! Thanks so much for these!

luv

Gin

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Carolyn Marie

Excellent resource, Brenda. Thank you! If you come across anything similar regarding T-Blockers that would be appreciated too.

HUGS

Carolyn Marie

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Guest Donna Jean

Hey, Thanks, Ren!

I was reading the one about Progesterone...

That is the one that I'm most interested in...since I'm almost 12 months HRT and my Doc started me on Prometrium 6 months back...I'm trying to learn all I can...

So for now it boils down to the...

"Tastes great....Less filling" argument!

*sigh*

Donna Jean

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Guest Joanna Phipps
Hi All,

I was perusing the web and I found a couple of concise tables for both MTF and FTMs that describe the expected effects and common risks for HRT.

There have been many posts as to what can one expect from HRT, so I thought I would put up some information.

Also, there has been some discussion about the effectivenss of Progesterone as part of MTF HRT. The debate is still raging, but I found a good link that describes what Progesterone is (you will find this interesting).

Finally, I would like to add that for those of you who opt not to go onto HRT and/or SRS does make you any less transgendred (I just thought I'd add that).

Being transgendered has everything about how you feel inside, how you identify yourself. Being transgendered really has little to do with how you physically present yourself.

MTF HRT Table:

http://tghealth-critiques.tripod.com/mtf_ha1.htm

FTM HRT Table:

http://tghealth-critiques.tripod.com/ftm_ha1.htm

Progesterone:

http://www.progesteronetherapy.com/?gclid=...CFdRM5QodL2yK3g

I hope this helps

Love

Brenda

Hi Renn thanks for the links, here is one more on progesterone http://www.progesteronetherapy.com/effects...ogesterone.html

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Guest Donna Jean

Joanna.

Thanks, Hon....

This is a REALLY good one...

Donna Jean

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Guest Eth

Thanks Brenda - I'm confused though. I thought Estrogen DID decrease body hair (I know it doesn't decrease facial hair), or is that anti-androgens?

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Guest NatalieRene
Thanks Brenda - I'm confused though. I thought Estrogen DID decrease body hair (I know it doesn't decrease facial hair), or is that anti-androgens?

It's not estrogen or anti androgens that stop body hair it's the lack of testosterone that stops the body hair. Body hair is controlled by testosterone so when your testosterone levels drop you'll start to see your body hair get finer, thin out and maybe even go away. I'm not on anti androgens and starting my third month of hrt and my body hair, what little I ever had, is getting finer but not thinning out just yet. The finer hairs also don't seem to be so deeply rooted because they don't hurt to pluck like the thicker hairs.

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