WELCOME TO YOUR HORMONE THERAPY GUIDE
This website guides you through the physical and physiological changes that occur throughout gender affirming hormone therapy. Each topic is supported with illustrations that are based on research data. The purpose of this website is help you further understand your transition process, or if you're simply interested in therapy, provide you with information to help you make an informed decision.
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What is Gender Affirmation Hormone Therapy?
Gender affirmation transitioning is an emerging area in medicine which allows gender-nonconforming people to match their physical bodies to the gender with which they identify. Patients typically undergo gender affirming hormone therapy as their first medical step into physical transitioning. Unfortunately, due to its relatively new status in medicine, research is limited and resources are scarce. This website is intended to help patients (you!) visualize the effects of hormone therapy over time with matching descriptions of the anatomical and physiological changes.
This website was built by a medical illustrator from Augusta University and a gynecologist who treats patients undergoing gender affirming hormone therapy at The Equality Clinic in Augusta, Georgia. We designed this website with the patients' needs and interests in mind.
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