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Health Concerns

The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association’s top ten health concerns for:

Lesbians/WSW

  1. Breast cancer
  2. Depression/Anxiety
  3. Heart Health
  4. Gynecological Cancer
  5. Fitness
  6. Tobacco
  7. Alcohol
  8. Substance Use
  9. Intimate Partner Violence
  10. Sexual Health
Gay men/MSM

  1. Come out to one’s Healthcare Provider
  2. HIV/AIDS, Safer Sex
  3. Hepatitis Immunization and Screening
  4. Fitness (Diet and Exercise)
  5. Substance Use/Alcohol
  6. Depression/Anxiety
  7. STIs
  8. Prostate, Testicular, and Colon Cancer
  9. Tobacco
  10. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
 Bisexuals

  1. Come out to one’s Healthcare Provider
  2. HIV/AIDS, Safer Sex
  3. Hepatitis Immunization and Screening
  4. Fitness (Diet and Exercise)
  5. Substance Use/Alcohol
  6. Depression/Anxiety
  7. STIs
  8. Prostate, Testicular, Breast, Cervical, and Colon Cancer
  9. Tobacco
  10. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
 Transgender persons

  1. Access to Healthcare
  2. Health History
  3. Hormones
  4. Cardiovascular Health
  5. Cancer
  6. Sexual Transmitted Diseases and Safer Sex
  7. Alcohol and Tobacco
  8. Depression
  9. Injectable Silicone
  10. Fitness (Diet and Exercise)

 

Source: www.glma.org