Progesterone Is Important for Transgender Women’s Therapy—Applying Evidence for the Benefits of Progesterone in Ciswomen

@article{Prior2019ProgesteroneII,
  title={Progesterone Is Important for Transgender Women’s Therapy—Applying Evidence for the Benefits of Progesterone in Ciswomen},
  author={Jerilynn C. Prior},
  journal={The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology \& Metabolism},
  year={2019},
  volume={104},
  pages={1181–1186}
}
  • J. Prior
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
BACKGROUND Although the 2017 Endocrine Society Guidelines for gender dysphoria stipulated that cross-sex hormone therapy (CHT) achieve gonadal steroid levels equivalent to those of a cisperson of the chosen sex, for transgender women (male-to-female gender dysphoria), current gonadal therapy is usually estradiol. Accumulated evidence indicates that normally ovulatory menstrual cycles are necessary for ciswomen's current fertility, as well as for later-life bone and cardiovascular health and the… Expand
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