The Truth About Man Boobs

Man boobs can derail a man’s confidence and shatter his self esteem. A little bit of chest fat might be easy to ignore at first, and easily put down to poor diet or a lack of exercise, but concentrated “man boob fat” on your chest, that just won’t go away, is a whole new ball game. I’m sure you realize that this is an important issue. The good news is that it is not a life threatening or even dangerous condition.

Man boobs are just embarrassing, uncomfortable, restrictive, and demoralizing… and what man has time for that sort of nonsense in their life! The medical name for Man boobs is GYNECOMASTIA. Gynecomastia is defined as a condition amongst men which is characterized by an unusual size of a man’s chest. Gynecomastia hits a mans ego,masculinity and confidence. Gynecomastia may appear at an early stage of a man’s life, and can go away on its own. Unfortunately, it is a completely different scenario for full grown men. It takes more effort to cope with the condition and may involve a long wait for the situation to improve. There are three major causes of man Boobs: obesity, prescribed drugs and addiction to unhealthy substances.

What can be done to reduce man boobs?

o Watch your weight gain. It is healthy to be fit. Therefore, keeping a healthy and active lifestyle through a well balanced diet and ample amount of exercise will not only save you from the embarrassment of developing an unmanly chest, but will also save you from developing all other sorts of unfavorable health condition.

o Find the difference between being an occasional drinker and a habitual drinker. It is never healthy to have regular intake of alcohol. Remember, that occasional drinkers have lesser chances of developing man boobs and other health problems as compared to those who drink habitually. This gives the first more time to enjoy their lives sans the risk of getting a bigger breast.

o Up your knowledge on any medications you are taking a notch higher. It always helps to be familiar with what you take in. Most medication will have side effects and it might include the growth of your breasts. Go the extra mile and check your cabinet every now and then, research about the meds you take in regularly and consult a doctor if deemed necessary. Most importantly, keep a positive attitude towards your health. Man boobs should not keep you from staying happy and productive. No matter what happens, make sure to always look at the brighter side of things.