For Transgender People

What Transgender People Need to Know

Living in a world that still finds LGBT issues complicated can cause stress, stigma, and discrimination. These can have real effects on our health. Simply being transgender doesn't cause health problems - but society's fits and starts of slow lurching toward full acceptance can.

What do these things have in common?

  • Access to Health Care
  • Health History
  • Hormones
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Cancer
  • STDs and Safe Sex
  • Alcohol and Tobacco
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Injectable Silicone
  • Fitness

They're the top ten things transgender people should discuss with their healthcare providers, according to the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association.

Find out more! Top Ten Things Transgender People Should Discuss with their Healthcare Providers, from the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

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