Category Archives: Progestogens

Additional data confirms 10mg of cyproterone acetate (CPA) is effective for testosterone suppression in trans women

Previously: Lower doses of cyproterone acetate may be similarly effective for blocking testosterone, with a lower risk of adverse effects (August 2020) Study of entire French population offers further data on cyproterone acetate and meningioma risk (February 2021) Disclaimer: I … Continue reading

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Study of entire French population offers further data on cyproterone acetate and meningioma risk

Previously: Cyproterone acetate and meningioma risk in trans women (March 2018) Update on case reports: Cyproterone acetate and meningioma in trans women (November 2018) Lower doses of cyproterone acetate may be similarly effective for blocking testosterone, with a lower risk … Continue reading

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Three-year study examines trans women’s breast development from feminizing HRT

For trans women and transfeminine people who are considering or at the very beginning of feminizing hormone therapy, one of the most common points of concern – and uncertainty – is breast development. How soon will it start, how fast … Continue reading

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Lower doses of cyproterone acetate may be similarly effective for blocking testosterone, with a lower risk of adverse effects

Previously: Cyproterone acetate and meningioma risk in trans women (March 2018) Update on case reports: Cyproterone acetate and meningioma in trans women (November 2018) Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. Cyproterone acetate (CPA) … Continue reading

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Progesterone may not be only beneficial or ineffective for trans women – for some, it can be actively harmful

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. Ever since I came out and started HRT in 2012, I’ve found it important to document and share my experiences as a trans person with every aspect … Continue reading

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