Hauora Tāhine - Pathways to Transgender Healthcare Services
Public Service, Sexual Health
Individuals may choose to access hormone therapy (often called hormone replacement therapy) as a part of a transition process.
There are a number of different options for hormone therapy, however they generally fall into three categories:
- Anti-androgens - reduce/block the effects of testosterone on the body.
- Oestrogen - encourages the development of typically feminine body shape and secondary sex characteristics.
- Testosterone - encourages the development of typically masculine body shape and secondary sex characteristics.
A clinician will work with you on a holistic solution for you and your body.
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