The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association’s Dr. Rebecca Allison compiled this list of health issues that the GLMA’s healthcare providers have identified as common concerns for transgender people. While not all of these items apply to everyone, awareness of these topics is recommended.

Dr. Rebecca Allison

Dr. Rebecca Allison.
(Photo by Margaux Schaffer.)

  1. Access to Health Care
  2. Health History
  3. Hormones
  4. Cardiovascular Health
  5. Cancer
  6. STDs and Safe Sex
  7. Alcohol and Tobacco
  8. Depression/Anxiety
  9. Injectable Silicone
  10. Fitness (Diet & Exercise)

You can read the details of each of these topics in the original article.

Would you add any items to this list?