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Archives: August 2017

Steroids and Gynecomastia: Some Thoughts

steroids and gynecomastia

If a substance is a known cause of gynecomastia, or man boobs, you shouldn’t take it, right? Seems simple enough, but for some folks it’s not that easy. Certain heart medications can cause breast growth in men, for instance, but the health benefits of taking them outweighs that possible side effect for those with a … »

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Does Fast Food Cause Moobs?

does fast food cause gynecomastia?

“Man Has Surgery To Remove Breast, Doctors Blame Fast Food,” an online headline stated just last week. Just one problem: fast food does not cause man boobs. Admittedly, it can be tricky to pinpoint the cause of gynecomastia in many cases and doctors still have much to learn about the condition. But in this day … »

Monday, August 14, 2017

Male Breast Pain

the causes of male breast pain

Wait, what? Men can suffer breast pain too? It’s true. Guys have breasts just like women do, and you probably already know that it’s not uncommon for men and boys to grow unwanted breast tissue. Though less typical, it’s also possible for guys to experience breast pain. Here are the basics about male breast pain. … »

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

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