Health Issues When You're Transgender

Health Issues When You're Transgender

Book - 2017
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Transgender people deal with a range of health issues. Some are specific to the community, others affect it disproportionately, and others impact transgender and cisgender people alike. Readers will learn about mental and emotional health, gender dysphoria, hormone replacement therapy (including puberty-blocking hormones), gender affirmation surgery, and more. They'll be reminded that, while surgery and hormone treatments can be life saving, they are neither right for every transgender person nor a requirement for being transgender. They'll also read about the barriers to care that transgender people frequently face and get advice on dealing with a health care system marked by cissexism.
Publisher: New York :, Rosen Publishing,, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781499464641
1499464649
Characteristics: 64 pages :,color illustrations

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