How Does Testosterone Affect Menstruation?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 30 December 2014

Testosterone plays a major role in the body’s function. It’s important to know how testosterone affects menstruation so that you can get the best results from changes made in your hormone profile after FTM procedure. Testosterone affects the libido and changes the balance of hormones in the body. This can impact the frequency of periods as well as sexual performance. The following are just a few ways that testosterone affects menstruation. Increase in Libido Testosterone affects menstruation through increasing the libido around the second week of the menstrual cycle. At its peak, it will raise your libido and increase the intensity of orgasms. However, natural testosterone levels peak quickly at the end of the second week of the menstrual cycle and begins to drop again as estrogen rises. Because of this natural rise and fall, the optimal time for sex is in the first 14 days of the menstrual cycle.…

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How Visible is Scarring after FTM Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 3 Dec 2014

Mastectomies, hysterectomies, genital reassignment surgery, and salpingo-oophorectomies are safe and effective with minimal scarring. These procedures are performed on a number of patients leaving surgeons with lots of experience collectively and individually. In addition to skillful placement of incisions, some postoperative habits can assist the body in healing and can…

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