Everything You Want to Know About Gynecomastia Treatment

 In General

Gynecomastia refers to the enlargement of the glandular tissue of the male breast, resulting in the appearance of enlarged breasts. This common condition might happen during infancy or puberty in boys, continuing into adulthood and usually results from an imbalance of hormones. This generally happens when the man has an excess of estrogen, which are female hormones, in comparison to androgens, or male hormones.

Gynecomastia can also result as a side effect of some medications, drugs and even certain herbs and foods, like:

Corticosteroids
Antibiotics
Dong quai, laventer, tea tree oil
Opioids (narcotics)
Estrogen, including soy products
Anti-anxiety medication

It also has an association with other conditions, like chronic kidney failure, obesity, hyperthyroidism and cirrhosis of the liver.

This condition has four grades:

Grade 1 is very mild, with is a localized button of tissue that is concentrated around the areola.
Grade 2 is moderate to high, with moderate breast enlargement exceeding the boundaries of the areola.
Grade 3 is high and visible, with breast enlargement exceeding the boundaries of the areola with edges that are distinct from the chest.
Grade 4 is severe and feminine, with marked breast enlargement.

Treating gynecomastia with surgery, technically called reduction mammoplasty, has become more and more popular due to the increasing number of men who have it. It’s very possible and even common for men to use surgery to sculpt their ideal chest shape. This surgery is fast and convenient, allowing you to leave the facility after a maximum of only four days. Surgery is the fastest way to permanently get rid of gynecomastia.

For men who have tried an estrogen-free diet as well as hormone balancing supplements with unsatisfying results, surgical treatment is a great option. The ideal candidate for surgery is above 21 and doesn’t have any major medical conditions. The success rate is 100% and the results are immediate. This surgery will reduce breast enlargement and improve the shape of your chest.

After the Gynecomastia surgery, you will not be able to visit the gym for up to six months, and you will be asked to wear a compression vest for a month or so to shape your chest. You’ll have the share you desire in no time!

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