hormone health

Do I Need Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Clinically Speaking: What You Need to Know About Hormone Therapy

An OB-GYN answers common questions about hormone therapy

Marcella Hill

Hormone Therapy Saved My Life After Doctors Dismissed My Perimenopause Symptoms

For years I endured severe brain fog, insomnia and pain — all while being told my blood work was “normal”

JoAnn Pinkerton, M.D.

JoAnn Pinkerton, M.D., Speaks With HealthyWomen About Hormone Therapy for Menopause

The former president of the North American Menopause Society explains its new position statement on hormone therapy

Nina Coslov

A Conversation With Nina Coslov About Perimenopause

Coslov suspected that perimenopause starts a lot earlier than most people think. So she did some research.

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your HCP About Birth Control Methods

Here are some questions you can ask to help determine which type of contraception is right for you

Trans Rights

Transgender Medicine – What Care Looks Like, Who Seeks It out and What’s Still Unknown: 3 Essential Reads

Access to transgender medical care has been under attack in many places in the U.S.

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What’s Behind the Rising Profile of Transgender Kids? 3 Essential Reads

The history of trans youth offers some of the most compelling proof that trans kids aren't some sort of new phenomenon

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Trans Kids in the US Were Seeking Treatment Decades Before Today’s Political Battles Over Access to Health Care

These kids faced tremendous obstacles in a world where the word "transgender" didn't even exist

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How Parents Can Support a Child Who Comes out as Trans – by Conquering Their Own Fears, Following Their Child’s Lead and Tolerating Ambiguity

Studies show that family acceptance or rejection has a big impact on a trans child's mental health and happiness

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I’m a Pediatrician Who Cares for Transgender Kids – Here’s What You Need to Know About Social Support, Puberty Blockers and Other Medical Options That Improve Lives of Transgender Youth

A gender-affirmative approach and evidence-based medicine allow young transgender people to live in the world as their authentic selves

What's the Deal With HRT?

Hormone replacement therapy, or HRT, is a confusing topic for many women starting to experience menopausal effects. Dr. Barb DePree helps women understand the latest research.

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"Natural" Hormone Therapy

Are you confused about what to think about hormone therapy? Get the facts

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