This document can no longer be found at its original site, so this is just a copy to keep it aliveand please note, it is at least ten years old now, so the information from it should be taken with a pinch of salt! This document contains a list of frequently asked questions and their answers regarding hormone therapy secondary sexual reassignment for male-to-female transsexuals. More generally, this document contains information about gonadal hormones and anti-hormones, so it can be a helpful reference for the treatment of androgen and estrogen-sensitive conditions--for example, certain cancers of the reproductive organs and breasts.
Estropipate is a form of estrogen sold under the brand names Ogen and Ortho-Est. It is a salt of estrone sulfate stabilized with piperazine. It acts on receptors the same as endogenous estrogen.
Hormone replacement therapy HRTdespite the name therapy is actually a pharmaceutical. The main types of uses are as follows:. We will be concentrating in this section on the type of HRT used to deal with the symptoms of the menopauseas it is by far the most well known and used, as well as producing the most hallucinations.
Gender identity is a person's internal, personal sense of being a man or a woman or boy or girl. For some people, their gender identity does not fit neatly into those two choices. For transgender people, the sex they were assigned at birth and their own internal gender identity do not match.
Transgender hormone therapy of the male-to-female MTF type, also known as feminizing hormone therapyis hormone therapy and sex reassignment therapy to change the secondary sexual characteristics of transgender people from masculine or androgynous to feminine. Some intersex people also take this form of therapy, according to their personal needs and preferences. The purpose of the therapy is to cause the development of the secondary sex characteristics of the desired sexsuch as breasts and a feminine pattern of hairfatand muscle distribution.
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Hormone replacement therapy HRT of the male-to-female MTF type is a form of hormone therapy and sex reassignment therapy that is used to change the secondary sexual characteristics of transgender and transsexual people from masculine or androgynous to feminine. It is one of two types of HRT for transgender and transsexual peoplethe other being female-to-maleand is predominantly used to treat transgender women. Some intersex people also receive this form of HRT, either starting in childhood to confirm the assigned sex or later if the assignment proves to be incorrect.
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Purpose: To identify and describe the transgender population in the Medicare program using administrative data. To confirm, we developed and applied a multistage validation process. In general, the racial, ethnic, and geographic distribution of the Medicare transgender population tends to reflect the broader Medicare population.
Estropipatealso known as piperazine estrone sulfate and sold under the brand names HarmogenImproveraOgenOrtho-Estand Sulestrex among others, is an estrogen medication which is used mainly in menopausal hormone therapy in the treatment of menopausal symptoms. Estropipate is used to:  [ additional citation s needed ]. Estropipate is available in the form of 0. Estropipate is a prodrug of estrone and estradiol.