One moob problem, but two types of condition. Which do you have? There can be confusion, since pseudogynecomastia can look very much like real gynecomastia, but it basically comes down to two types of tissue: fat and gland.
Gynecomastia in men refers specifically to the medical condition of enlarged male-breasts, where glandular tissue accumulates underneath the nipple area of the chest.
Commonly known as man-boobs, the actual medical term – gynecomastia (or gynaecomastia) comes from the Greek words ‘gyne’, meaning woman, and ‘mastos’ meaning breast. [Read more…]
Man boobs, man breasts, or moobs – can be the unfortunate symptoms of a medical condition known as gynecomastia.
In most cases, though, it is simply a consequence of being overweight. If you are obese, it is highly likely that fatty tissue has accumulated in your chest area. This fat is now covering your pectoral muscles. [Read more…]