Transgender women may undergo gender-affirming treatment, such as hormone therapy. As a side effect of hormone therapy, they may experience symptoms similar to those of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) or premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
While some symptoms of PMS and PMDD are physical, others are emotional or psychological.
In this article, we discuss whether trans women can experience symptoms similar to those of PMS. We also look at the symptoms that can result from hormone therapy and provide tips on how to track them.
Is it possible?