How to Get Rid of Enlarged Male Breasts

Enlarged male breasts (gynecomastia) affects an estimated 60 percent of men. Gynecomastiatypically occurs during adolescence or in men over the age of 50, but it can also be caused by medications, obesity and genetics. Exercise and a healthy diet can help men lose weight, but gynecomastia is a medical condition that may or may not subside […]

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How Common is Gynecomastia?

Though it might not seem obvious, gynecomastia is a surprisingly common condition that nearly half of all white, African American and men of all races will experience at some point in life. In fact, more than half of all male infants are actually born with enlarged breasts as a result of the effects of maternal estrogen, but […]

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Recovering from Gynecomastia Surgery

Gynecomastia is a condition in which male breast tissue is unusually large. It is often caused by an imbalance between the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone, though some medications can cause it as well. Although the condition is rarely serious, men suffering from gynecomastia may feel embarrassed or self-conscious. If you live with breasts that […]

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Coping with Gynecomastia

Though men and women both have breast tissue, the growth of the breasts in men can be extremely distressing. If you live in or around Scottsdale, Arizona, and you suffer from gynecomastia, Dr. Paul Angelchik can discuss your aesthetic goals and recommend treatment options. Gynecomastia is the medical name for swollen breast tissue in males. The […]

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Gynecomastia: Male Breast Reduction Surgery

Gynecomastia is an overgrowth of tissue in the male breast. This is different from excessive fat tissue caused by being overweight. The extra tissue is a combination of fat and glandular tissue. The most common cause in younger men is hormonal changes during puberty. In most cases, the condition resolves itself over a two year period […]

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