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Blog: Estrogen, Gynecomastia and Your Health

October 5, 2021

Estrogen, Gynecomastia and Your Health

If you’re an average guy, you probably have some knowledge about the impact of testosterone on your health and well-be...

testosterone and gynecomastia

August 16, 2021

Testosterone and Gynecomastia

We field lots of questions about testosterone online at gynecomastia.org and in our man boobs consultations in South Flo...

what kind of doctor for gynecomastia

August 5, 2021

What Kind of Doctor for Gynecomastia?

We spend so much time working with the small details of gynecomastia, we sometimes forget there are many out there still...

about teen gynecomastia

July 28, 2021

Teen Gynecomastia: What I Wish I Knew

We counsel teens with gynecomastia at least monthly, and it’s our pleasure to meet them and share what we’ve learned...

can gynecomastia return?

November 22, 2020

Can Gynecomastia Come Back?

It is so rare for gynecomastia to come back that we advise guys who fret about this before man boob surgery not to be co...

Man Boob Causes: From Serious to Silly

July 14, 2019

Man Boob Causes: From Serious to Silly

As one of the earliest and most frequent participants in the gynecomastia.org forums, we’ve answered hundreds and hund...

BPA and Gynecomastia: Should You Worry?

May 12, 2019

BPA and Gynecomastia: Should You Worry?

If you're like many people, you've probably heard of the chemical BPA, and you might have a vague sense that it could be...

Soy and Man Boobs

January 29, 2019

Soy and Man Boobs

They say “what goes around, comes around,” and nothing could fit this old cliché better than supposed causes of man...

ultrasound for gynecomastia

December 28, 2018

Real Patient Question: Do I Need an Ultrasound?

Earlier this month, a member of gynecomastia.org asked whether it’s a good idea to have an ultrasound examination of a...

Should You Try Tamoxifen for Gynecomastia?

December 22, 2018

Should You Try Tamoxifen for Gynecomastia?

Even when people have a strong desire to change their appearance, few rush immediately down to their local cosmetic surg...

Propecia and man boobs

May 8, 2018

Real Patient Question: Finasteride After Gynecomastia Surgery?

We received an email from a former patient recently, asking about whether it’s ok to take finasteride for hair loss (u...

Lavender, Tea Tree Oil and Man Boobs in the News Again

March 27, 2018

Lavender, Tea Tree Oil and Man Boobs in the News Again

The most perplexing puzzle about gynecomastia is what’s behind each case. Don’t get us wrong—there’s a lot the m...

What Does Nipple Pain Mean?

December 15, 2017

What Does Nipple Pain Mean?

The online magazine, Men’s Health, recently published an interesting article on nipple pain in men. Yes, it does happe...

Beer Boobs: The Real Story

September 15, 2017

Beer Boobs: The Real Story

Oh, say it ain’t so! Beer can cause man boobs? Last month, an article in the online magazine Vice reported that bee...

Idiopathic Gynecomastia: What Does it Mean?

September 6, 2017

Idiopathic Gynecomastia: What Does it Mean?

If you have enlarged male breasts, like thousands of guys we’ve treated for man boobs over the years, you’ve probabl...

steroids and gynecomastia

August 23, 2017

Steroids and Gynecomastia: Some Thoughts

If a substance is a known cause of gynecomastia, or man boobs, you shouldn’t take it, right? Seems simple enough, but ...

Does Fast Food Cause Moobs?

August 14, 2017

Does Fast Food Cause Moobs?

“Man Has Surgery To Remove Breast, Doctors Blame Fast Food,” an online headline stated just last week. Just one prob...

can I still have gynecomastia surgery if

February 12, 2017

Can I Still Have Gynecomastia Surgery If…

Whether it’s about recovery time, budget or something more complex, many of our patients have a concern or two about ...

Does Donald Trump Have Moobs?

September 18, 2016

Does Donald Trump Have Moobs?

Everyone seems to be talking about Donald Trump nowadays; we thought perhaps we should join in! From his political views...

3 Reasons Why Losing Weight Won’t Lose You the Moobs

April 6, 2015

3 Reasons Why Losing Weight Won’t Lose You the Moobs

It seems quite logical to think that if you have gynecomastia, dropping some pounds will improve the appearance of your ...

Propecia and Male Breast Cancer

September 27, 2014

Propecia and Male Breast Cancer

Sometimes it seems like the woes of pharmaceutical giants that make certain drugs and their male clients will never end....

Alternatives to Gynecomastia Surgery

May 14, 2014

Alternatives to Gynecomastia Surgery

Are there ways to treat moobs without surgery? As a recognized "go-to" source of information about enlarged male brea...

Of Moobs, Marijuana and Making Changes

April 17, 2014

Of Moobs, Marijuana and Making Changes

If you're considering surgery for gynecomastia and you smoke marijuana, you're facing an interesting challenge. You prob...

man boobs

May 20, 2013

Non-Surgical Cures for Man Boobs?

We have noticed an uptick in Internet activity promoting non-surgical cures for gynecomastia. Any scheme designed to rel...

How Young is Too Young for Gynecomastia Surgery?

March 22, 2013

Too Young for Gynecomastia Surgery?

Several years ago, an article published on a New Zealand website revealed that boys as young as eight years old are lini...

Klinefelter Syndrome: Should You Worry?

February 27, 2012

Klinefelter Syndrome: Should You Worry?

Occasionally we'll see a patient with gynecomastia in our South Florida consultation room who is concerned he may have K...

A Gynecomastia Myth: Exercise Can Fix It

August 31, 2011

A Gynecomastia Myth: Exercise Can Fix It

One of the great things about the Internet is also one of its biggest drawbacks: the variable nature of the information ...

Tuberous Gynecomastia

August 23, 2011

Puffy Nipples or Tuberous Man Boobs?

We suggest that each patient with gynecomastia in South Florida seek the best man boob surgeon they can find, of course....

One-Sided Gynecomastia: Some Surprises

August 20, 2011

One-Sided Gynecomastia: Some Surprises

If you have one-sided gynecomastia, we have information to share that may surprise you. We understand that having one...

Fibrous Gynecomastia? Fat? What is it?!

June 10, 2011

Fibrous Gynecomastia? Fat? What is it?!

If you browse sites like gynecomastia.org, you'll notice many men struggling to understand--even obsessing over--what's ...

tea tree oil and gynecomastia

May 29, 2011

Causes of Gynecomastia: Lavender and Tea Tree Oil?

The story has been kicking around the Internet so long it has the feel of an urban legend: lavender and tea tree oil can...

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