The effects of Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy on ambulatory blood pressure of transgender adolescents

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Gender Identity Disorder, Unspecified
    Hypertension
  • Age: Between 14 Year(s) - 23 Year(s)
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Between the ages of 14-23 years old
    2. Patients with plans to receive gender-affirming hormonal therapy (either exogenous testosterone or estrogen)
    3. Behaviorally able to wear a 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitor

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Initiation of gender-affirming hormonal therapy (i.e. exogenous testosterone or estrogen) prior to recruitment
    2. Puberty-blockers as sole GAHT
    3. Pre-existing diagnosis of hypertension



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