What Happens During Your First Year On Testosterone

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 26 July 2017

Transgender cosmetic surgery can masculinize your chest, but it cannot help you grow facial hair or deepen your voice. However, if you combine the FTM procedure with testosterone therapy, you can achieve great results. Here’s what you can expect during your first year on testosterone whether you’ve undergone transgender cosmetic surgery or not. The below describes the results of intramuscular injections. The first three months Most people report that during the first three months of testosterone therapy they are less anxious because they are starting the process of becoming their true self. You will notice that you are sweating more and may experience an elevation in body temperature. Your scent will also change, and you may emit a more masculine body odour. Furthermore, your voice may crack and deepen. It is also at this point in time that your arm hair will thicken. 3-6 months Depending on how your body…

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Five Questions Transgender People Are Sometimes Afraid To Ask

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 19 Jul 2017

We have come a long way as a society, but we still have much work to do. Although some people are more accepting than others of transgender people, there is still a stigma that must be broken to allow you and others like you to live comfortably. As a transgender…

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Chest Binding Safety 101

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 12 Jul 2017

If you are thinking of undergoing transgender surgery but first want to see how you would look with a masculine chest and are interested in binding to conceal your breasts, there are a few things you’ll need to know. Chest binding, if done correctly, is safe and can be quite…

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Trans Fellas

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 10 Jul 2017

Trans Fellas is an online advice, information & support page on Instagram & YouTube. Run by a Canadian Transman from Southern Ontario, Cohen Glaw is a 30 year old transman who came out in Fall 2013. He began his medical transition on June 23rd 2014 by starting Testosterone, on January…

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What Is A Double Incision Mastectomy?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 5 Jul 2017

A double incision mastectomy is a surgical procedure designed to remove large or overhanging breasts. It is also used for people with loose skin in the area because it produces a tighter, flatter chest. A double incision mastectomy is ideal for those looking to masculinize their chest. How is the…

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