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Transgender Women at High Risk of Thromboembolism, Stroke

Transgender Women at High Risk of Thromboembolism, Stroke:

Transgender women are at increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) and ischemic stroke, particularly if they initiate some form of estrogen therapy, the largest study to date of transgender people in the United States indicates.

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2 thoughts on “Transgender Women at High Risk of Thromboembolism, Stroke

  1. Important and timely information that those of accessing hormone therapy to be aware of. While I was able to take testosterone blockers, with no ill affect, estradiol was not recommended for reasons related to my family medical history. Fortunately, my baseline estradiol levels were and always and remain generally normalized for a cisgender female of my age. I am grateful, that the medical communities continue progress in healthcare specific to our needs, in spite attempts by the current administration to nullify our right to exist and thrive.

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