Heart Health of Trans Youth

People at a protest. One is holding a sign that says "protect trans youth" Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona/Unsplash

This is one of very few resources that looks at how gender identity affects heart health among trans youth. Trans youth may experience stress and distress from an early age because their biological sex does not align with their gender identity. This resource highlights how that this can increase their risk factors for heart conditions.

https://www.endocrine.org/news-and-advocacy/news-room/featured-science-from-endo-2021/transgender-youth-face-higher-risk-of-conditions-that-affect-heart-health