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How to Detect Gynecomastia or Man Boobs?

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

”How to Detect Gynecomastia or Man Boobs?” If you feel that you have enlarged breasts and worry of them, you may want to perform this simple test. A genuine gynecomastia has the rubbery tissue extends out symmetrically from the nipple, provided the tissue is larger than 0.5mm in diameter. However, pseudogynecomastia consists of fat tissue […]

Can soy product cause your gynecomastia or man boobs?

Monday, July 7th, 2008

”Can soy product cause your gynecomastia or man boobs?” There was a special case of gynecomastia or man boobs problem reported in one of the clinical courses. A man was consulted by a doctor in the endocrinology clinic in the assessment of the bilateral gynecomastia of 6 months. He also complained on the erectile dysfunction […]

Big Warning for using Flaxseed for Gynecomastia treatment

Friday, July 4th, 2008

<<em>strong>”Big Warning for using Flaxseed for Gynecomastia treatment” There are some people claims that taking flaxseed can help to reduce gynecomastia or man boobs. However, research shows there are some mixed result on the effectiveness of using flaxseed. Flaxseeds contain high levels of lignans and omega-3 fatty acids. Although a lot of claims that flaxseed […]

Gynecomastia is due to estrogen in our food and water?

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

”Gynecomastia is due to estrogen in our food and water?” Is it true one of the causes of gynecomastia was due to present of estrogen (female hormone) in our food chain and water supply? Let us talk about our drinking water supply causing gynecomastia first. It is quite common that we recycle our waste water […]

Exercises for Getting Rid of Man Boobs

Friday, June 27th, 2008

You may be excited to know what are the exercises for man boobs as the alternatives for surgery. First, we need to identify the causes of man boobs. If the cause of it is due to fat deposits (commonly known as pseudo-gynecomastia), then taking specific exercises to reduce the chest fat may be beneficial. Otherwise, […]

Lavender Oils, Tea Tree Oils and gynecomastia

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

“Lavender and Tea Tree Oils contribute to pre-pubertal gynecomastia” There are researches show usage of lavender and tea tree oils can cause gynecomastia or man boobs problem to young boys. A 4 years boy was brought to a doctor attention on increased of breast size about 2.5cm. The patient’s mother reported that she frequently applied […]

Causes of gynecomastia or man boobs

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

”Causes of gynecomastia or man boobs” Gynecomastia or man boobs is quite common happen to boys during puberty and some adults. Why it happens to some people and not all boys or adults? There are many possible causes of gynecomastia, which you can refer to a long list of causes below (which may sound technical […]

Can Turmeric help to get rid of man boobs problem?

Friday, June 6th, 2008

“Can Turmeric help to get rid of man boobs problem?” According to Wikipedia, turmeric is a plant of ginger family, which originated from tropical South Asia. Normally, it is grounded and used for as a spice in curries. However, lately, there is some research shows that there is an active ingredient called curcuminoids or commonly […]

What is gynecomastia or man boobs?

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

“What is gynecomastia or man boobs?” Gynecomastia, man boobs, bitch tits, man breasts or gynaecomastia is breast enlargement in males due to the development of abnormally big mammary glands. It begins with a small lump beneath the nipple, which can be tender for some cases. Usually the enlargement is to both breasts but can also […]