Hormone Effects

Hormones affect everyone differently and the rate/degree in which your body changes will vary. It is important to note that some changes caused by hormone therapy are irreversible, while others may be reversible over time.

Although hormones can lead to many desired changes and outcomes, there are some gender-affirming features that are not obtainable through hormone therapy. The information is summarized in the chart below:


Reference: Sherbourne Health Trans Primary Care Guidelines 2020


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