Do you have man boobs?
If you are a middle aged man, and you noticed a sagging breast resembling that of a woman, then you might have man boobs. Man boobs are also called moobs and their medical name is gynecomastia. It is a condition where men often feel embarrassed as their breasts look similar to their female counterparts. Some may feel confused if they have this condition or not and not able to ascertain it. How to tell simply if you have gynecomastia?
Just go bare breast before a mirror and look at the structure of your breast and how the nipples look. If your breast is sagging, the nipples are larger than usual resembling a women’s breast then you might be having gynecomastia. Also touch your breast to see if they are sagging, soft and tender. If they are, then you might have gynecomastia condition.
Is your man boobs because of your obesity?
Yes that could be a possible reason. With increasing instances of obesity around the world and hard data supporting this dramatic increase, many men are now sporting man boobs. The man boobs here is because of fat accumulation and not because of hormonal changes. That is why it is rightly called pseudo-gynecomastia.
Having man boobs without being obese
This is rather the real gynecomastia condition. The man boobs here is because of hormonal changes. The real embarrassment most men would feel is gynecomastia condition manifesting due to this hormonal imbalances. The embarrassment is increased manifold if the areola, the pigmented tissue that surrounds the nipples, is larger resembling boobs of a mature women.
Psychological Effects of man boobs on men
Men are particular about a flat chest. It is not uncommon to find men ridiculing their colleagues if they have a sagging breast that resemble women’s breast. This attitude unfortunately starts from a very early stage of manhood. Since gynecomastia can manifest during puberty too, teens who have man boobs often experience embarassment whenever an occasion demand they remove their shirts. But since most gynecomastia condition disappear after this phase, a majority feel relieved. However there are few adolescents who continue to have this condition even during their early 20’s. For them unfortunately the gynecomastia condition has stayed.
Gynecomastia surgery options
Fret not, the gynecomastia surgery options available off late are advanced and can provide relief to men who have man boobs. In man breast removal surgery, the medical technique adopted is “lipoplasty”. Lipoplasty is the combination of both liposuction and removal of fibrous glandular tissue in the breast. If you are getting your gynecomastia surgery done with qualified plastic surgeons like Dr Kalanidhi who have vast experience in the field, then you are definitely in the right hands.