From Transgender to Transhuman, part 4

I am one of those who hopes that transgender people, including those who are gender nonbinary and gender-nonconforming, can undergo rigorous gene modification and stem cell transplants to completely resculpt their bodies…th their ins and outs. There’s an article called Total Gender Change on https://hplusmagazine.com/2014/05/08/total-gender-change-within-decade/c Again, most of this information pertains to those assigned male at birth and who have been through their assigned puberty.
I have done a lot of Google searches for make hands and feet smaller, but all of the searches came negative, so I decided to go a different route. So far, I learned two things which might be of help in finding a reverse mechanism. First of all, the bones in the human skeleton grow both in length and diameter. through several mechanisms controlled by chemical messengers, which are also controlled by genetics and epigenetics. Sometimes endocrine disruptors can affect bone development, as well. Bone length is increased when new tissue is added to the ends of long bones called growth plates. After a certain age, oestrogen, or any form of testosterone converted via aromatisation will inhibit bone growth by calcifying the growth plate. Figuring out how cartilage is calcified can have the means to cure things like Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, osteogenesis imperfecta, and other bone-development and maintenance-related disorders. We can also use some of these inherited diseases to our advantage, like using the characteristics of FOP to recreate new bone tissue to replace broken bones by taking samples of a person’s soft connective tissue, or giving said person a new bone of a different size or shape for cosmetic purposes. Any form of cartilage, especially those in the throat, will ossify with age. That is why, if you have crooked teeth, it’s best to get braces early. That is what I love about basic research. If you focus on the basic stuff, it’ll hopefully lead to serendipities and great discoveries for potential cures rather than if we spent a lot of time and energy on just one or two major diseases.
It appears that our palms and plants may have some kind of fat or muscle underneath, and we could use cool-sculpting to reshape them. The next step would be to actually make the bones smaller. I heard that ultrasonic therapy helps in lifting, toning, and tightening skin around certain areas, so this could help in removing the spaces around wrinkles caused by removal of something. I think this is called fat cavitation therapy.
The length of many bones, such as those in the hands and feet, are controlled by adding bone tissue to the ends close to where the joints are, so that the skeleton can move properly. This is probably why biological females are more prone to developing hypermobility because they tend to be more flexible. It might also suggest that biological males who may have been exposed to oestrogen through any number of means could develop hypermobility, as well. After puberty, these ends, which are primarily made of cartilage, begin to calcify or ossify. Obviously, the only way to get rid of these is to decalcify the ends and force the bones to shrink. Few people would attempt this, so maybe an alternative route would probably be a hand or foot transplant, possibly one from a donor, or one grown in the lab using various types of stem cells, or just regular cells such as macrophages. I’ve thought of using a controlled form of atomic oxygen or a focused jet of apple cider vinegar to soften bone tissue, since they are acidic substances that are known for reacting with calcium.
Bone diameter, on the other hand, is controlled by a similar mechanism, and this is what I think could help if we had the means to do it. At some point during a child’s development, bone-making cells called osteoblasts would lay down new layers on the outside of the bones faster than normal while osteoclasts would chew up the layers inside the bone cavities more slowly. If we could do the reverse, we could have osteoclasts chew up the outer layers, but in order to prevent osteoporosis, we’d have to build new bone material inside the bone cavities to balance it out. The width of the bone, or its diameter is controlled by how many layers of mineral are added and destroyed. Bone is constantly being remodelled. During a child’s growth, their bones begin to increase in thickness as more layers are placed. But wait. If you put too much of it at once, the bones will become very heavy. So another set of cells chew up the layers inside the bone cavity where the marrow is so that the space would be bigger. I was thinking to do the reverse. The osteoclasts would get rid of the outer layer while the osteoblasts would lay down new mineral layers inside the bone to make it smaller, but stronger at the same time. If osteoclasts only dissolved the outer bone, that would result in osteoporosis. Bone is not static–it is constantly being remodelled. Usually, the rate at which bone minerals are laid and destroyed are balanced, but this can change under certain conditions. Bones are able to grow both in length and width, but there are complex mechanisms that make it happen. So, what if I could somehow reverse this mechanism to make bones smaller? Imagine a very small tubular lead pipe. Every day, you add one coating of lead that fuses with the current structure. You do this for one week. Notice that the thickness between the inside of the pipe and the outside is much bigger, and therefore, much heavier, so now you have to dissolve some layers of lead on the inside of the pipe to get close to the original thickness and mass. So, for another week you add a clating of a substance that would remove the amount of lead inside. The result is that you will now have a bigger pipe that might weigh more or about the same as before. So, all we have to do is reverse this process. Some parts of my body are small by comparison, such as my mouth, though this may have been due to a lot of orthodontic treatment growing up. So, that is something to consider when evaluating someone’s prior medical and cosmetic history. Total morphology proportion analysis.
For both of these modifications, a bone scan may have to be performed along with a 3D-printed model for comparison of both the host (your own body) and the target (a volunteer whose hand or foot you’re trying to match), or even their whole body. Bone scans shouldn’t be that hard, especially since two types exist. One is where hand x-rays are used to determine a child’s bone age, and another one, mainly used to detect bone cancer or bone density scanning can get a thorough look at the skeleton for future modifications. To use less sophisticated resources, use glasses and helmets to measure the person’s face and head. I believe that transgender people should seek natural and alternative routes to successfully transition and still gain aesthetic, functional and sensational benefit from these treatments.
Having big hands, feet, or just being big-boned in general can be a problem for anybody who identifies as female, causing lack of self-confidence and self-esteem. Fortunately, though, there are things being done about it, but probably not this minute. Since I am very interested in osteopathy and endocrinology, I frequently peruse over these materials regarding this stuff. The human hand is comprised of twenty-seven bones, and the human foot is made up of twenty-six bones. Take note that these parts have hundreds of muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and blood vessels, as well. I base most of what i write here from these findings, so please note that this is not based on professional thought.
Sometimes, people grow taller because they produce more human growth hormones or because they intentionally take them. Some people don’t produce enough, which makes them very short. Some people’s long bones, like the spine, can fuse faster than other parts, which can cause disproportionate results, like having a short stature and having big hands and feet, or vice versa. There are other conditions that are particularly common in those with spontaneous growth spurts, like scoliosis. Some of these can result in chronic pain.
I finally learned something about bone metabolism, which can help me a great deal, since bone remodelling occurs at various speeds depending on how old we are. Human bones have been successfully grown from a person’s fat, but that is not to say that it can also be grown from soft connective tissue, as well. Female upper arms tend to be longer than in males, plus they also have narrower ribcages. I thought of using medical imaging and nuclear medicine, which uses every diagnostic intervention to look at the person in full detail, including three-D. I would like to learn how the Dexa bone density scan works, so that I can possibly implement that in my novel I began writing.
Biological males tend to develop heavier boney eyebrows. The tips of the nasal bones tend to grow more in biological males than females, creating a larger, (longer or wider) nose. Female cheeks tend to be fuller and more rounded. Under the influence of estrogen, fat is deposited beneath the skin, acting as a cushion, and overall facial and body contours become softer. This is reversed by androgens. The jaw in males tends to grow wider and more deeply sculptured than in females, usually leaving the gum line unaffected. Biological females tend to have thicker, fleshier lips than males of the same size due to estrogen.
Robot surgeons might be able to use lasers to cut through bone, replacing traditional saws and drills. Bones have to be strong and flexible. They cannot be one or the other. Calcium is what makes it strong, while collagen is what makes it flexible. It is a good thing that bones are not hard all the way through. If they were, there would be a different story. Bone scanners are not like CAT scanners. They usually involve a giant camera that takes pictures of a tracer that is absorbed into bone structures by moving around an arm, sort of like a panoramic X-ray machine. This is better known as a dual Energy X-ray Absorbtiometry scan.
I have been searching every day for a miracle for my condition. The only thing that is realistically possible today from my understanding is adjusting androgens and oestrogen levels and some fake patch work. How far advanced has medical science really gotten? Can they resculpt the entire skeleton and the skull (jaws and all) with a bone scan? Can they redefine the collar bones, pelvic and puvic bones? Develop the mammary glands to form real breasts (not necessarily to produce milk, but rather than use fake implants)? Alter the number of skin layers (collagen and elastin levels)? Not have such coarse skin? Firm and reduce the pore sizes of the skin with a vacuum? Tweaking the larynx and altering the resonating chambers? Muscle and fat sculpting with cryolipolysis, liposuction fat transfer and fat cavitation? And, why not an actual transplant of the female reproductive system, or a development of one rather than a fake vaginoplasty for people transitioning to female? Changing the size of the limbs? Changing the chromosomes? As far as skin texture is concerned, this article has some good information. As far as keeping bones from growing, there used to be a practice in China that was done a long time ago. It was known as foot-binding. And, check out this historical larynx transplant.
From what I understand most of them are not effectively possible because of risks with transplant rejection and whatnot, but I am not too sure. Whenever I get these feelings, I always think of things that give me solace. What causes people to have big or small bones, anyhow? It depends on how fast they reshape themselves, and how many layers build up, which determines the thickness. It seems like people must give up something if they want that thing more. Like, if a transwoman wanted smaller limbs, she would probably hate to lose mechanical strength. Bone remodelling is still a few stages away, but the alternative would be a brain transplantation. For some reason, it is speculated that only one body can be used for brain transplantations. This might be due to something I read in My Brain on Fire where they talked about how the brain is immunodifferent.
I hope this will renew your interest in pursuing this, as I know that having bones is an issue for me as well. I believe that a person should do as much as they feel they can do, and get support from those who feel the same, like joining a participatory medicine group. If something doesn’t seem practical, it’s only because there aren’t enough resources or because we don’t have the knowledge and understanding to work with. Dreams can become reality with enough willpower and effort. May you have good luck in your ventures!

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