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Our gynecomastia blog provides valuable information about current news, patient stories, and surgical advances for those who want to stay up to date about the condition.

Gynecomastia news can provide valuable insight for men with enlarged breasts. Education is key to making an informed decision about whether or not male breast reduction surgery is the best option for you. Reading stories about other men who have been suffering with the same condition as you will help you understand you are not alone in this. Countless teenagers and adult men are living with effects of gynecomastia. Many feel trapped by their enlarge male breasts. The gynecomastia news, stories, and information published here can help you through difficult times and give you the hope you need that you can live a better life free of male breasts.

Can You Live with Gynecomastia?

Living with gynecomastia can be a challenging condition to navigate. While the condition in the vast majority of cases is not life-threatening, the discomfort and stress can cause a man’s quality of life to decline. Additionally, a feminine chest appearance can harm self-esteem and confidence. Finding a way to live…

The Early Signs of Gynecomastia

Many teenagers and men struggle with gynecomastia, but that doesn’t necessarily stop embarrassment or a decrease in confidence. Luckily, with the help of board-certified gynecomastia expert Dr. Joseph Cruise, you can get back your confidence and achieve the toned, masculine chest you desire You may be wondering how you know…

Gynecomastia vs. Chest Fat: Which Do I Have?

If you have enlarged breasts, you might be wondering whether it is the result of fat or a symptom of overgrowth of breast tissue (gynecomastia). We will discuss some of the key differences between gynecomastia (excess breast tissue)  and chest fat so that you can determine if you are ready…

When Should I See a Doctor for Gynecomastia?

You’ve probably heard of the term “man boobs”—commonly used to describe the enlargement of male breasts to the point of appearing like a feminine breast. In the scientific community, this rapid breast tissue development in men is called gynecomastia.  Regardless of what you call it, it’s not a surprise that…

A Closer Look at the Main Gynecomastia Components

Gynecomastia is a condition that often presents itself as excess breast tissue, excess fat, and/or excess skin in male breasts. Often called male breast enlargement or enlarged male breasts, there can be one or more components causing the condition, and discovering those causes can help you understand the options for…

Can Insurance Cover Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynecomastia is a condition where excess breast tissue and/or fat enlarge the chest. Gynecomastia surgery can reduce chest volume, improving self-image, confidence, and heightened masculine appearance. When considering gynecomastia, it is important to contact your insurance company to see if you have coverage for the cost. While most insurance companies…

Gynecomastia Triggers: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Gynecomastia is a condition where there is an increase in the amount of breast (glandular) tissue in both boys and men. It can occur in one breast or both and can be caused by a variety of factors, including hormonal imbalances, certain health conditions, and medications.   While the condition is…

Adult Gynecomastia, 40 and beyond

While men in their 40s and older aren’t the only ones who are at risk of developing gynecomastia, it can be quite a surprise when it happens at this stage in life. In most cases, what appears to be the sudden onset of gynecomastia, is usually something that has been…

Does Gynecomastia Surgery Correct Puffy Nipples?

Puffy nipples are a common type of gynecomastia that can occur even in otherwise fit and athletic men. If you’re bothered by puffy nipples, then your first step is meeting with a gynecomastia expert like Dr. Joseph Cruise in Orange County, Los Angeles County, and Newport Beach. Dr. Cruise will…

Does Gynecomastia Affect Mental Health?

Gynecomastia, which causes enlarged breasts in boys and men, can take a substantial mental and emotional toll on those living with it. Even mild gynecomastia can have negative effects.  What is Gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is a condition that causes benign enlargement of male glandular tissue in the breasts. This can result…