Natural Treatment For Gynecomastia (Male Breast)

Gynaecomastia could prove to be a very distressing condition for any man. There are a number of factors that could trigger this abnormal occurrence and obesity is not necessarily the only cause. The main cause of this condition is believed to be a hormonal imbalance between estrogen and androgen levels, with estrogen levels rising higher than normal. This triggers the enlargement of breast tissue and glands resulting in the appearance of man boobs. Hormonal alterations occurring as a result of testicular complications, hyperthyroidism, renal failure and liver problems could also trigger this problem.

Home Remedies for gynecomastia:

  • You should first consult a doctor as only a trained physician will be able to ascertain the actual cause of the condition after intensive medical investigation.
  • In most cases, since this condition is caused by lowered levels of testosterone, the doctor would suggest medication to regulate the hormone levels as an option.
  • Since high estrogen levels seems to be the main cause for the formation of breasts in men, medication may be prescribed to inhibit the effect of the hormone on breast tissue or to gradually lower levels of the said hormone.
  • If the medication prescribed for another ailment is responsible for the condition, the doctor could consider another alternative for the needed medication.
  • However, if you have had this condition for a period of two to three years, it may be difficult to treat gynaecomastia through medication and hormone treatment as the breast tissue tends to harden and becomes a permanent part of the body. In such cases, medical procedures become inevitable. Depending on the cost factor and condition, you could choose between procedures such as liposuction and gland removal. However, your doctor would be in a better position to advise you on the treatment or surgery most suitable for you.

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