Gynecomastia 101 - What You Need to Know

Gynecomastia, or over-development of the male breast, is a condition frequently associated with devastating social and emotional trauma. If you or a loved one has this condition, know that you are not alone. In fact, sixty percent of males worldwide have some degree of gynecomastia.

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"Ever since I was 12 or 13, I suffered from gynecomastia. To me this was devastating, because not only were my breasts large, but one was visibly larger than the other. People definitely noticed my problem; kids at school made fun of me; and even my sisters pointed out the fact that I grew breasts."

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by Dr. Miguel Delgado | July 19th, 2017

For many years it was believed that parabens as a preservative were safe. Manufacturers loved parabens because they are cheap, stable, and effective. Parabens have been used for decades and give products a long shelf life. They have been used extensively in toiletries and in food. In the late 1990’s new data was beginning to surface showing negative reactions to parabens.

Parabens mimic estrogen, the female hormone. Men who get high concentrations of parabens may find their muscle mass is lower, and that they gain more body fat, and develop breasts. Research in Japan has shown damage to men’s reproductive system, low sperm count, and a reduction in testosterone levels. More disturbing is that damage was noted at doses much lower than the accepted daily intake.

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