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    Gynecomastia

    Gynecomastia in Bodybuilders

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    Bodybuilders may feel especially embarrassed by their gynecomastia since body image is important to them and they work hard to maintain a toned physique. However, it is important to remember that even the most fit men can develop gynecomastia. Oftentimes, gynecomastia in bodybuilders is caused by steroids or other work-out supplements. What is Steroid-Induced Gynecomastia? …

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    Gynecomastia in Your 40s: What to Know

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    Gynecomastia is the name for enlarged male breasts. Although it’s normal to experience gynecomastia around puberty or your teens and 20s, it’s also possible for gynecomastia to occur in middle age. For patients in their 40s, gynecomastia can even seem to appear out of nowhere. You may find yourself avoiding your favorite white t-shirts and…

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    Gynecomastia in Your 30s

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    Gynecomastia often develops during adolescence, but it is a condition that may develop later on as well. Common reasons it may develop in adulthood include taking certain prescription medications, marijuana, and steroids. There can also be an underlying medical condition such as hormone imbalance. Men in their 30s should focus on careers, family, travel, etc.,…

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    Gynecomastia in Your 20s

    What is Gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is a medical condition that causes the development of excess breast tissue in men enlarges their male breasts which can sometimes look feminized. If you have gynecomastia in your 20s, it is likely carried over from undiagnosed or untreated teenage gynecomastia. It is estimated that about 50-60% of adolescents have gynecomastia,…

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    What Foods Cause Gynecomastia?

    Gynecomastia is a frustrating condition that can have a variety of causes. For patients with gynecomastia, it’s important to put your health first. This includes eating a balanced, healthy diet. While there are many misconceptions about gynecomastia, it is true that eating poorly can contribute to the condition. To better understand your gynecomastia and discover…

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    Studies Show Gynecomastia’s Impact on Adolescent Boys

    As gynecomastia surgery specialists like Dr. Cruise can attest, gynecomastia can have a significant negative impact on patients’ lives. In fact, research shows that Dr. Cruise’s most troubled patients are those living with gynecomastia. It is for this reason that Dr. Cruise offers financial assistance to qualifying patients. The hardship application can be used to…

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    Combining Plastic Surgery Procedures: Common Gynecomastia Add Ons

    Combining Plastic Surgery Procedures: Common Gynecomastia Add Ons Often, gynecomastia surgery patients have additional concerns about their appearance. Several procedures may pair well with gynecomastia surgery and complement your overall results. Often, these additional surgeries can address changes in the body that are the result of the same source of your gynecomastia. During a consultation,…

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    Are Gynecomastia Surgery Results Permanent?

    Are you considering gynecomastia surgery but worried it may come back some day? Many patients have concerns about whether their results will last long-term even as their health, weight, and other factors change over time. Continue reading to learn more about whether male breast reduction results are permanent. Can Gynecomastia Return After Surgery? In the…

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    Gynecomastia Surgery Changes Lives: Brandon’s Story

    The day 23-year-old Brandon visited Cruise Plastic Surgery is one that forever impacted his life.  Each year, Dr. Cruise performs surgery on over five hundred gynecomastia patients; some are straightforward while others are more complex. And then there are patients like Brandon who allow themselves to be completely vulnerable and share their personal stories about…

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    Can BodyTite or J-Plasma Treat Gynecomastia?

    Why aren’t more gynecomastia surgeons using BodyTite or J Plasma for skin tightening for the chest in addition to gland removal? Many patients ask these questions when they are considering gynecomastia surgery. Non-surgical or minimally invasive options like BodyTite and J Plasma would address common worries patients have with gynecomastia surgery, such as scarring or…

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