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Health Effects Of Transitioning In Teen Years Remain Unknown
National Public Radio

Most transgender adolescents go through the same steps during the medical transition from one gender to another. They’re given a drug that blocks or pauses puberty. Then, if they and their doctors are sure they want to continue, they are given sex hormones that will resume puberty and give them more male or more female bodies.

This has been going on for just under a decade. “But what are the benefits and adverse effects of starting young kids on these powerful [puberty blockers] and then hormones?