Hormone therapy and Heart Health Study.


Are you taking birth control, hormone replacement therapy, gender affirming therapy or testosterone? We want to look at how these hormones affect heart and kidney health.


Currently recruiting participants: Yes

Eligible gender: Transgender, Other, Male, Female

Eligible ages: 18 to 80

Accepts healthy participants: Yes

Inclusion criteria:

Healthy adult men, women (cisgender - gender identity that aligns with sex at birth) and transgender (gender identity that does not align with sex at birth) who are on oral, non-oral or no hormone therapy. We are also recruiting women who are on post menopausal hormone replacement therapy.

Exclusion criteria:

People who have cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, kidney disease, diabetes, smoker, previous history of preeclampsia, anabolic steroids, cortical steroids, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications are not eligible to participate.


Fill out the following form if you want to participate in this research

Method of contact

Additional information

Contact information

dsola@ucalgary.ca 403-210-7434

Principal investigator:

Sofia Ahmed

Clinical trial: