Holistic Health for Transgender & Gender Variant Folks

This 2009 research paper covers basic herbal and nutritional support for transgender and gendervariant folks on the transmasculine spectrum. Historically, transpeoples’ access to health care is limited for multiple reasons and information regarding the long term side effects of hormone therapy is miniscule, so it is profound to be able to support the health and well being of transgender folks with herbs and nutrition, which tends to be more accessible and affordable.

OUTLINE:

  • Overview: definitions & medical treatment
  • Holistic support for Surgery
  • Endocrinology Basics
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy: herbs for support (male spectrum)
  • Emotional/Spiritual Support
  • Resources & bibliography

Read the complete research paper here from the Ohlone Herbal Center in Berkeley, California.

Also see: Chinese Herbs for Transgender Men

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