Parabens and Gynecomastia

Parabens are used as a preservative and to stop the growth of bacteria and harmful mold in food since the early 1950’s. In addition to food products, parabens can be found in some cosmetics, hair products, shaving cream, and lotions, etc. Parabens can be absorbed through the skin besides being ingested through food, beverages, and some pharmaceuticals. What are Parabens? So what are parabens? Parabens are a man-made chemical that studies have shown can mimic estrogen in the body’s cells, [...]

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Gynecomastia.Org – A Great Resource for Information

In 1996, the website Gynecomastia.org was created. Merle Yost, a psychologist and previous sufferer of male breasts realized there was very little information available for men who have gynecomastia. He contacted Miguel Delgado, M.D. to collaborate with him in the creation of an informational website that would educate men and give them a venue for getting answers to their numerous questions.   Through the years, the website evolved to becoming the most popular source of man boob information on the [...]

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Gynecomastia Surgery Statistics

San Jose California men have noticed there has been an increase in gynecomastia surgery in the past few years. Interestingly the statistics for 2011, as reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), showed that male breast reduction surgery was the fourth most popular cosmetic procedure performed on men. The most popular was rhinoplasty but was down 2% from 2010. In second position was eyelid surgery, this was also down by 9% from 2010. The third most popular procedure [...]

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