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Category Archives: Older Men

Idiopathic Gynecomastia: What Does it Mean?

causes of gynecomastia

If you have enlarged male breasts, like thousands of guys we’ve treated for man boobs in New York over the years, you’ve probably learned some new words. “Gynecomastia” is one, the medical term for your condition. Another new word you might be interested to know is “idiopathic.” Merriam-Webster defines it this way: arising spontaneously or … »

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

My Case of Man Boobs: How Bad Is It?

how bad is my gynecomastia?

One of the most frequent questions we read in the forums on gynecomastia.org and answer in consultations is: how bad is it? Over the years we’ve treated man boobs in New York, we’ve realized there are several questions behind that first one. Guys are trying answer many things for themselves, such as: Does my chest … »

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Does Donald Trump Have Moobs?

Does Donald Trump have moobs?

Everyone seems to be talking about Donald Trump nowadays; we thought perhaps we should join in! From his political views to his career to his family, no topic seems off limit during this presidential campaign. So, why not discuss his physique too? Seriously, we had give no thought to whether “The Donald” has man boobs … »

Sunday, September 18, 2016

It’s “Never Too Late” for Man Boob Surgery

man boobs and seniors

So says one of our New York gynecomastia patients. James is a physician himself, and at 63 years old he required treatment for cancer unrelated to his enlarged breasts. Though he weathered the situation well, the experience brought home the fact that, like the rest of us, he will not live forever. And James decided … »

Sunday, September 27, 2015

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