Gender dysphoria is commonly known as gender identity disorder. Gender dysphoria is the discomfort a person feels with how their body is perceived and allocated a gender by other people. That feeling which mismatch, can trigger a range of responses. Some people experience serious distress, anxiety and emotional pain, which can affect their mental health. In some cases, gender dysphoria is no longer considered a mental illness. However, some people with gender dysphoria find the mismatch of their body and gender identity to be so distressing that it leads to serious mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, self-harm and even suicide. Hormone treatment is of two types can help some people with gender dysphoria, medication to block puberty and cross-sex hormone treatment.
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