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  • Male Breast Reduction Without Surgery?

    Male Breast Reduction Without Surgery?
    Male breasts can be difficult on a man's self-confidence. In some cases, such as gynecomastia, it can be caused by excess growth of breast tissue. In other cases, such as pseudogynecomastia, it can be caused by excess fat. Breast reduction surgery can potentially be costly, and you may need significant time off before you return to work. Additionally, most board-certified plastic surgeons will tell you there's always a risk for complications. If you have these concerns with breast reduction surgery,...

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  • My Son Has Gynecomastia. Can I Help?

    My Son Has Gynecomastia. Can I Help?
    Going through puberty can be difficult for any child. Their bodies are changing so quickly that it’s hard to understand what’s going on. But when a boy develops gynecomastia, it can be especially embarrassing. If your son is having this issue, you can help him get through it in a number of ways. What Is Gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is the development of breast tissue in males. It’s usually a result of hormonal changes. That’s why it’s likely to happen during puberty....

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  • Gynecomastia and Your Liver

    Gynecomastia and Your Liver
    Gynecomastia, also known as man boobs or male breasts, is a common problem that can affect men of all ages. Many men feel embarrassed, self-conscious, or worried about their breast tissue. Fortunately, it does not have to be a life-long struggle. The first step to solving the problem is to understand why it occurs. In many cases, an unhealthy liver is one of the common causes of gynecomastia. What Causes Gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is a hormone problem. The body is supposed...

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  • Gynecomastia: A Comprehensive Guide

    Gynecomastia: A Comprehensive Guide
    Gynecomastia, or male breast tissue, is a common condition in boys and men. Although the breast tissue itself is usually harmless, it can be a sign of another medical disorder, and it can be an embarrassing and frustrating issue. Fortunately, there are several ways to get rid of male breast tissue. If you struggle with this problem, you should understand what exactly the condition is, why it occurs, and what you can do to treat it. What Is Gynecomastia? Gynecomastia,...

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  • What is Low T and How Does It Relate to Gynecomastia?

    What is Low T and How Does It Relate to Gynecomastia?
    Low T and Gyno Starting around puberty, a male’s testes begin producing increasing levels of a hormone called testosterone. This process causes the voice to deepen, hair to develop on the body and many of the other physical changes that are associated with becoming a grown man. The body must then maintain a certain level of this male hormone to maintain adequate health. As men age, this level naturally declines. However, low testosterone, or Low T can become a problem...

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