Getting Rid of Gynecomastia for Good!
Gynecomastia or Enlarged Male Breasts are a pain to live with. A lot of men suffer from this condition worldwide causing heightened levels of embarrassment and isolation in social environments. The condition can affect at any age right from infancy or puberty to middle age as a result of growth of some glandular components found in the breast. Gynecomastia can often be inherited because of a family history or sometimes a change in hormonal levels can be a reason for this condition. It is normal to see this condition on growing infants where levels of estrogens are passed from mother to the baby and eventually goes away with time. However if you think that your problem persists, living with it is certainly not an agreement for lifetime!
Understanding the cause
Gynecomastia happens when there is a hormonal imbalance that is, an increase in estrogens or decrease in androgens at any phase of life from infancy, adolescents to middle aged men.It is important to understand that there can be other causes of gynecomastia as well to take a note of.
Some of the other causes are:
- Genetic defects, hereditary disorders
- Certain health conditions such as chronic liver disease, kidney failure and low testosterone levels.
- Many drugs are associated with this condition and include antibiotics, anti-anxiety and anti-depressant drugs, heart drugs, AIDS drugs to name a few. If Gynecomastia is caused as a result of intake of these drugs, your doctor may advise you to discontinue them or replace with other drugs.
- Excessive use of alcohol, heroin or Marijuana.
- Rare causes like over reactive thyroid or presence of tumours.
- Topical use of herbal products such as tea-tree oil and lavender. These oils contain plant estrogen that is believed to weaken the hormone.
How to Detect Gynecomastia?
If you suffer from Gynecomastia, it is time to contact your doctor, a Cosmetic Gynecomastia Surgeon in particular who would be a specialist to treat your problem. A clinical examination may be performed including a few initial tests such as
- Blood test (to check hormonal levels)
- Breast Ultrasound
- Liver & kidney function tests
Depending upon your test results, further tests such as CT scans, MRI scans and Tissue biopsies may be recommended.
How to treat Gynecomastia?
Gynemostia is a common medical condition that affects millions of men and thankfully there are many ways to treat this problem. At a primary level if “man boobs” as commonly referred to this condition wherein caused by excess fat storage, you can implement a few simple rules in your daily life to cure the problem. Following a zero carb diet high in veggies, fruits, whole grains and lean proteins is highly recommended. Exercises can greatly impact in treating this condition. Simple cardio exercises at least twice or thrice a week for thirty minutes is enough.
If the medical condition is acute,extreme diet, medication and exercises may not help to improve the condition. It is then time to consider Cosmetic Surgery like Liposuction as an option to get rid of the problem. Gynecomastia surgery is a proven way to cure this problem for once and for all. The type of surgery that will be performed will depend upon the ratio of breast tissue (glandular & fatty) detected by your surgeon.
At Allure MedSpa,we perform Gynecomastia Surgery under local anaesthesia using Vaser Assisted Liposuction wherein gland excision is done through tiny key hole incisions. Temporary scarring or swelling post surgery is natural and tends to fades away in four to six weeks.
Finally, maintain a regulated diet and exercise regime will help off-set rebuilding of excess fat in the future. Understanding the cause of Gynecomastia and realizing that you are certainly not alone is first step to deal with this condition. A phone call away to one of the best cosmetic surgeon is never a difficult task. Go ahead and book your consultation today with the leading Celebrity Cosmetic Surgeon and you will never be the same again!
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