🚺📈 Trans Women & Hormones:
- A new study reveals trans women taking hormones have up to a 95% higher chance of heart disease.
- The findings are published in the European Journal of Endocrinology.
🚫 Associated Risks:
- All transgender individuals, regardless of birth sex or transition gender, face significantly increased risks. This includes heart attacks, strokes, high blood pressure, and elevated cholesterol levels.
🔬 Research Data:
- The study examined 2,671 transgender individuals from Denmark.
- Their health was compared against a control group of 26,700 individuals.
🚺🚹 Comparative Risks:
- Trans women taking estrogen were 93% more likely to have cardiovascular diseases than men and 73% more than women.
- The incidence rate for trans women was about 3%, compared to 1.5% for men and 1.7% for women.
💉 Trans Men & Hormones:
- Trans men taking testosterone were 63% more likely to have heart issues than women, and twice as likely compared to men.
- For this group, the incidence rate was about 1.7% compared to 1.1% for women and 0.8% for men.
🔍 Dr. Glintborg's Statement:
- She highlighted concerns over hormone treatments, indicating a potential increase in risks for certain diseases.
- She also voiced concerns about trans women self-medicating and emphasized the need for further research on the effects of such medications.