Every finger in the gym pointed at my chest. I looked down at my tender lumps. Minutes before, all the real guys had been taking turns lifting up their shirts, comparing torsos. Then it came to me. I was a year-old, half-Jewish nerd in the seventh grade at a Bronx prep school. And I had just learned there was something wrong with my body.
I Finally Decided To Show The World My ‘Man Boobs.’ Here’s How It Changed My Life.
4 Tips on How to Lose Man Boobs (Moobs)
I realized I was fat in the first grade. My teacher asked the class to share what we loved most. While my classmates shared their love for their parents, pets, favorite toys or siblings, I wanted to profess something different. I had a crush on the prettiest girl in class, and I had found the courage to let her and others know it. The class erupted with laughter; my eyes filled with tears. My teacher quickly gained control of the class, but the damage was already done. That day, I realized I was different.
Man Boobs: Main Causes & 4 Tips to Get Rid of the Moobs
Gynecomastia also spelled Gynaecomastia is an endocrine system disorder in which a noncancerous increase in the size of male breast tissue occurs. The development of gynecomastia is usually associated with benign pubertal changes. The condition commonly resolves on its own and conservative management of gynecomastia is often all that is necessary. Medical treatment of gynecomastia that has persisted beyond two years is often ineffective. Medications such as aromatase inhibitors have been found to be effective in rare cases of gynecomastia from disorders such as aromatase excess syndrome or Peutz—Jeghers syndrome ,  but surgical removal of the excess tissue is usually required.
Gynecomastia can affect men of all ages from infants all the way to grown men. Another type of man boobs, which we will focus on in this post, is known as pseudogynecomastia and is caused by an increase in fat deposits. This type is most commonly seen in overweight and obese men. Neither should be anything to worry about, but, as imagined, the symptoms of hormone imbalance and being overweight might not be pleasant and, in both cases, getting a checkup with your doctor is always recommended. If you or someone you know has man boobs due to an increase in fat deposits, here are some tips on how you can increase muscle mass especially in the chest , lose body fat and thus minimize the appearance of them.