It may feel like summer's just ended, but it's never too early to get a head-start on next year, especially with just days to get yourself, and your man boobs, into beach-ready shape. What's that, you say? You thought women weren't attracted to man boobs?
Man boobs - or gynecomastia as its known medically - affect half of all men, according to research published in the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. But how is it caused, and what can you do to mould your moobs into hard muscle? Research shows that if you lose a little fat and tweak your hormonal imbalances you'll be on the right track.
Photo: Getty Images. Caused by an imbalance of estrogen and testosterone, gynecomastia is the term used to describe the swelling of breast tissue, which can create the appearance of breasts. For many men, gynecomastia seems to be a real source of insecurity and fear.
Few things invite unabashed male body-shaming quite like gynecomastiaa condition better known as "man boobs. Caused by an imbalance of estrogen and testosterone, gynecomastia is the term used to describe the swelling of breast tissue, which can create the appearance of breasts. For many men, gynecomastia seems to be a real source of insecurity and fear.
In fact, physicians recognize two unique types of man boobs— gynecomastia and pseudogynecomastia. Although both may make men want to keep their shirts onthere are key differences between the conditions and distinguishing between the two makes all the difference in getting rid of them. These man boobs are what happens when you pack on extra pounds, and is usually the result of lifestyle decisions—eating a lot, exercising a little.
Sign up or log in to share. Well, yeah. They're not attractive to me but that's only in general.
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I always have and I probably always will. When I called Dr. The technical term for man boobs is gynecomastia.
While we won't dash the subtle sexiness of slight androgyny, it's pretty safe to say that certain stereotypically male and female traits should remain with their original sex. Namely, boobs on women, NOT men. It was comforting to read that fleshy gentleman with cups that runneth over are hightailing it to the surgeon's office in greater numbers than ever before.