The differences between female hormones and male hormones may not be as specific as you might think. The definition of a hormone is a chemical substance produced by an endocrine gland that has a specific effect on the activities of other organs in the body. The major female and male hormones can be classified as estrogens or androgens. Both classes of male and female hormones are present in both males and females alike, but in vastly different amounts. Most men produce 6-8 mg of the male hormone testosterone (an androgen) per day, compared to most women who produce mg daily. Female hormones, estrogens, are also present in both sexes, but in larger amounts for women.
So while this starts to answer your question with regard to mechanics and erection potential, it does not really get into the all-important emotional and psychological piece. I think that any time our bodies and our minds are not quite in alignment that there can be an emotional toll. This is in no way to say that all transgender people have emotional problems, but I just want to recognize that our bodies, our gender, and our sexuality can be confusing even when everything lines up. Having the added challenge of feeling uncomfortable with one’s physical sex can add some complications.
BIOIDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT Millions of women today experience some kind of health issue relating to their hormones, ranging from premenstrual moodiness or sugar cravings, to severe hot flashes and sleep problems during menopause. Infertility and miscarriages are becoming more and more common. And while more and more women are searching for solutions, frequently the only solution offered to them by their doctors is to put artificial hormones into their body to relieve their symptoms. Hence the millions of prescriptions for […]