The breast comprises of two main components: the firm and dense glandular tissue and the soft fatty tissue. In any breast, the ratio of glandular to fatty tissue will vary from one individual to the next. Gynecomastia cases tend to exhibit an excess of both. There is no known cause in most of the cases and, although Gynecomastia is rarely talked about, it is a very common condition.
Gynecomastia is known to affect 40-60% of men at some time during their lives. For most sufferers, the symptoms and difficulties associated to this condition tend to resolve on their own. This usually happens after a couple of weeks or months. But in other cases, the problem may persist much longer and some men will have this condition for the rest of their lives.
Treatment Options for Moobs:
At Skin & Body Renewal Moobs can be treated with the combination approach using the latest technologies available, namely:
Cryolipo Fat Freezing
Monopolar Radiofrequency – Exilis Elite, Lavatron
Multipolar Radiofrequency – Lavatron, Titania
Endymed 3DEEP Technology – Endymed Contour, Endymed Minishaper
ND:Yag Skin Tightening
Possible causes for Gynecomastia include:
Obesity and lack of exercise
Hormonal changes can cause Gynecomastia
There are certain prescribed medications that can affect hormonal balances, therefore indirectly causing this condition. These include:
Anti-androgens used to treat prostate enlargement or cancer such as flutamide, cyproterone, finasteride and spironolactone.
AIDS medications such as the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and Efavirenz.
Heart medications such as digitalis and calcium channel blockers.
Anti-anxiety medications such as diazepam (Valium).
Ulcer medications such as cimetidine
Cancer treatment (chemotherapy)
Steroids, drugs and alcohol consumption can result in Gynecomastia, and can also be a contributing factor in the cause of Gynecomastia Health Issues & Diseases. As a result it can also be an underlying (and in some cases, indirect) cause for Moobs.