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Exploring the Benefits of Male Breast Reduction

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Male breast reductionGynecomastia is an overdevelopment of breast tissue in men. There are various causes, including weight gain or obesity, drug side effects, or a hormonal imbalance.

A male with larger breasts may feel restricted in what they can do, like participating in certain sports and activities. They may also avoid social settings and intimacy due to a lack of confidence in their appearance.

Male breast reduction is a procedure that removes excess tissue and fat to leave the chest looking sculpted. Many men report feeling more confident in their appearance following their procedure. Explore the benefits of male breast reduction and determine if it’s the right choice.

Enhance Your Self-Esteem

Gynecomastia may be a physical condition, but it greatly affects how someone feels about themselves. Male teens and adults can experience depression, insecurity, and low self-esteem in response to having a larger amount of breast tissue. This can make it difficult to feel comfortable in social settings.

In fact, some patients may not even realize its effect on their mental and physical health until after surgery. A recent study found that male breast reduction significantly increased self-esteem and quality of life.

Achieve a Masculine Figure

While there is no one way a man must look, many prefer a tight, toned chest and may feel like their body does not align with how they view themselves. While exercise can help grow the muscles underneath, spot reduction–the idea that fat can be reduced in specific areas–is not possible. Male breast reduction can help you to achieve this goal.

Enjoy Physical Activity More

Gynecomastia can make running and jumping painful and make it difficult to participate in many physical activities. This leads to trouble maintaining a healthy weight and the other benefits physical activity provides for health and wellness. Reducing tissue in the breasts can encourage you to take part in sports and exercise and motivate you to stay fit.

Schedule a Consultation

If you are struggling with gynecomastia, male breast reduction in Denver, CO, can help you feel confident. Schedule a consultation with Dr. John F. Bershof, MA, FACS, today at (303) 399-7662 to get started.