Here is the current absurdity of whats going on in transfem HRT subreddits:
Transfem A: Transfem people who take progesterone often report that it increases that it increases their sex drive, but here is a ton of studies on cis women and cis men taking progestins that show it either doesn't increase sex drive or lowers it. Therefore in conclusion it likely lowers sex drive "for all humans".
Doctor who prescribes progesterone: I have found it does help increase libido for patients
Transfem A: You don't have any studies to back up your claims.
Doctor: I treat hundreds and hundreds of transfem patients and its consistent.
Transfem A: It's likely just a placebo effect.
Lots of Transfem People: We're now going to tell everyone to stop taking Progesterone.
Me: Did progesterone increase your sex drive?
Transfem A: Yes, it did increase my sex drive but my experiences are subjective and its likely a placebo effect.
*sound of me slowly slamming my head into a table*
im gonna go scream into a pillow for a while. this is a nightmare and its going to take forever to undo.
having taken a day off from the internet after this nonsense thats been brewing for the last two weeks, ive looked at the evidence and what the anti-prog group are believing and it is pretty much nothing short of a miracle.
The belief is that progesterone actually lowers sex drive, but transfem people will it into increasing their sex drive through the power of their placeboed minds.
Which if thats true, would be the most magical ability ive ever heard of. Well done horny girls
@mxsiege Reddit-based epistemology could be flawed (wonder how a post saying so would fare on Reddit....)
@eweish SURPRISE LAMBCHOP
@mxsiege proud autogynephile here, i can confirm my brain can get me horny no matter what obstacles exist
re: transfem hrt
@mxsiege I've played enough Undertale to know what Determination is
@mxsiege it's dependent on the person
anecdotally speaking at least
for us it slightly reduced it
it made our wife ridiculously horny
@Elizafox yes, it is definitely dependant. There's a lot of factors involved i feel, whether its taken orally or rectally, and how much affect it mhad on the body's T production. Though percentage wise more people do report it to increase sex drive.
@Elizafox Also it seems to be that a third of women are genetically predisposed to get bad PMS from allopregnanolone so a good chunk of people react badly to it orally.
@cdmnky hopefully things will get sorted out before it gets in the way of those two wants for you, so you can continue on being in the not caring camp.
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