Males given female hormones see very little immediate effect, according to TransGenderCare. However, if hormones are taken regularly over the course of several years, a male taking female hormones can expect physical fem... More » Science Human Anatomy Glands & Hormones

Men who regularly take estrogen notice that their skin becomes softer, and the amount of body hair that they have decreases. The breasts enlarge slightly, and the testes decrease in size. The size of the waist decreases,... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Vitamins & Supplements

When a man takes female hormones, he may experience reduced sex drive as well as mood and personality changes, states Maine Teen Health. The side effects experienced will depend on the amount, and type of hormone taken. ... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Side Effects
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The impact of female hormone therapy on the male body includes the growth of breast tissue, a softening of the skin, a reduction in body hair growth, changes in fat distribution and muscle mass, changes in the genital re... More » Science Human Anatomy Glands & Hormones

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