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What is An Endocrinologist Anyway?

What is An Endocrinologist Anyway?

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In order to understand what an endocrinologist does, you first need to understand what endocrinology is. Everyone's body undergoes changes, some natural and some not, that can affect the way the endocrine system works. Some of the factors that affect endocrine organs include aging, stress, genetics, certain diseases and conditions, and even the environment.

Ways To Support A Transgender Child, Invaluable Tips For Parents

Ways To Support A Transgender Child, Invaluable Tips For Parents

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In many ways, it is a watershed time for transgender people. In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association eliminated from its diagnostic manual the term Gender Identity Disorder; and introduced the term Gender Dysphoria, to clarify that people who feel discomfort that their gender identity doesn't match their physical anatomy do not, in fact, have a disorder.