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How Does Testosterone Affect Menstruation?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 30 December 2014
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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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Do Your Milk Ducts still work after FTM Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 26 Nov 2014

Reducing the size of breasts requires removing tissue from under the skin, which is achieved through a mastectomy for larger breasted individuals. For individuals with less tissue in their breast, it is possible to opt for a less invasive surgery. Regardless of the procedure chosen, due to the extent of…

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12 November

Celebrating Pride in Toronto with Dr. McLean and the Gang!

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 12 Nov 2014

In July 2014, Dr. McLean and the staff of the McLean clinic in Mississauga, had a weekend of fun at the world pride event in Toronto. Thank you to all our friends and “extended family”…

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30 May

One Man Shares His Inspirational Transgender Journey

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 30 May 2014

One man shares his long and inspirational journey to become the man he had always wanted to be. Through strength and determination he has overcome many difficult obstacles in his life and can now be proud of…

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22 May

What Does FTM Top Surgery Look Like 9 Days After The Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 22 May 2014

Watch how this patient shows off his chest 9 days after having FTM top surgery at the Mclean clinic.

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