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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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  • Do Steroids Cause Gynecomastia?

    Do Steroids Cause Gynecomastia?
    When most people think of anabolic steroids, they might picture large muscles and a toned physique. However, there is also the negative side effect of steroids causing gynecomastia. This condition, sometimes called man boobs, can cause an abnormally enlarged chest, puffy nipples, or large areola on one or both breasts. The symptoms can be painful. Additionally, enlarged breast tissue can have a serious negative impact on a man's emotional well-being. Below are the facts you need to know about the...

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  • Hormonal Imbalances and Gynecomastia: Simple Ways to Boost Testosterone Naturally

    Hormonal Imbalances and Gynecomastia: Simple Ways to Boost Testosterone Naturally
    Understanding Hormonal Imbalances and Gynecomastia Gynecomastia is a condition that can be very taxing both mentally and physically for those who have it. Having to deal with concealing your enlarged chest appearance from others can be a source of anxiety and stress. For men and boys, experiencing feelings of guilt and shame while hiding gynecomastia are sadly a part of daily life. If you are living with gynecomastia, it is time to stop kicking yourself over this health issue that...

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  • Risperdal and Gynecomastia - What We Know

    Risperdal and Gynecomastia - What We Know
    On October 8, 2019, a Philadelphia jury awarded a man $8 billion in punitive damages. This after he and his lawyers alleged that his childhood use of Risperdal caused Gynecomastia. Risperdal is an antipsychotic medication prescribed for a variety of other purposes. Although gynecomastia often occurs naturally in adolescent males and due to a number of factors in adult men, a recent verdict shows that it may also occur to patients who unwittingly take certain medications without being properly warned...

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  • Does Marijuana Cause Gynecomastia?

    Does Marijuana Cause Gynecomastia?
    Can smoking weed really cause man boobs? Before we can dive into the topic of your smoking habits and if marijuana causes gynecomastia, we need to take a closer look at how excess male breast tissue develops. What is Gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is better known by the slang terms "man boobs," "bitch tits" and "moobs." It can be a damper on social interactions and negatively effect your self-confidence. There are plenty of reasons that men of any age might be dealing...

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