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What to Do If You Think You Have Gynecomastia

When it comes to your body, there are some things that you want to show and some things you want to keep private— especially in the bodybuilding world. If you are a male bodybuilder and have started to notice enlarged breasts or breast tissue, then you may have a condition called gynecomastia. One thing to […]

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Is Gynecomastia Normal?

When you typically think of a male’s chest compared to a female’s chest you’ll think of the obvious difference: one has breasts and the other doesn’t. And although you may think it’s extremely rare to see a male of any age with enlarged breasts or tissue, you may be surprised to learn that in some […]

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How to Prepare for a Gynecomastia

A lot of our patients here at Dr. Rick Silverman’s office are active bodybuilders which leave them with perfectly toned and defined bodies. However, some male patients suffering from a condition called gynecomastia which causes them to have the appearance of breasts. Caused by a variety of things including hormones found in a lot of […]

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What’s the Difference Between Breast Cancer and Gynecomastia?

One of the most common misconceptions that patients have about gynecomastia is that it leads to breast cancer. However, it’s good to know that the connection between men who have gynecomastia and men who have breast cancer is virtually non-existent. One of the reasons why people get gynecomastia and male breast cancer confused with each […]

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Caveat Emptor!

If you watch any television, I’m sure you’ve seen those car insurance commercials where the inadequately insured speaker argues that he didn’t buy the wrong insurance policy—he had the wrong insurance company. Well, that can apply to many of life’s purchases, including cosmetic surgical services. This was recently the case of a patient in my […]

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Gynecomastia FAQ’s

Yes, when you first hear about gynecomastia you might say, “What?! Men don’t have boobs!” and for the most part you may be right, but that’s not the case for everyone. Caused primarily by a change in hormones, gynecomastia causes men to form breast fat and tissue. To help you gain a better understanding of […]

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3 Myths About Gynecomastia

You can search the internet for definitions, cat videos, recipes, and a bunch of DIY instructions. However, there are some things you should be wary of when you hop onto the world wide web— especially when it’s medical based. If you have recently been diagnosed with gynecomastia, you may scour the internet to learn more […]

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The Importance of Fully Recovering After a Gynecomastia

One of the most popular procedures that Dr. Rick Silverman offers is a male breast reduction surgery or gynecomastia. During this surgical procedure, excess fat and breast tissue are removed from the breast area— giving male patients a more toned and masculine-looking chest. As one of the most important parts of a gynecomastia— or any […]

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3 Reasons You May Need Gynecomastia

In the male fitness community, nothing can put a damper on your chiseled body quite like having excess breast tissue. However, as something that is fairly common and is caused by things like excess fat or steroid use, excess breast tissue or “man boobs” can easily be treated by a surgical procedure called gynecomastia. However, […]

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How to Get Back Into Working Out After Gynecomastia

Unlike with females, nothing is quite as unattractive as a man who has developed breasts. If you are a male who has excessive breast tissue either because of excessive weight loss or the consumption of steroid substances, you should consider getting gynecomastia done by Dr. Rick Silverman. By taking out the excess fat and tissues […]

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Seven Possible Causes Of Gynecomastia In Men

What many women want…some men dread. Big breasts. It is estimated that up to 60% of men suffer from “man boobs,” or gynecomastia. Sometimes gynecomastia causes a tiny lump under one or both nipples; sometimes it results in large, pendulous breasts. Regardless, the condition can be embarrassing and inhibiting. Weight loss may help, but Dr. […]

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Gynecomastia – An Overview

Self-esteem, self-confidence…buzz words that define the way we feel about ourselves and how those feelings affect our relationships, job and physical activities. For guys, especially athletes, living with gynecomastia or “man boobs” can be emotionally debilitating. Some men may even avoid physical activities and intimacy in order to hide their condition. What is it? Gynecomastia […]

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Hey, guys, did you know? Surgical breast enhancement isn’t just for women

Among the many breast surgeries available – reductions, lifts, augmentations, implants – most people assume the procedures are for women only. Indeed, women have historically undertaken breast surgery for various reasons in order to improve their appearance, and in some cases, improve their health. And that’s exactly why men have breast surgery. They find that […]

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Get the Facts about Gynecomastia

Most people do not know much about gynecomastia unless they have been directly affected by it. Simply stated, it’s an enlargement of the glandular tissue in male breasts. This can lead to embarrassing and humiliating “breasts” that men do not want. The reason why this occurs is easy to understand – an imbalance of the […]

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