Gynecomastia is a physical condition which only affects biological males. It is characterized by a puffy, soft-appearing chest which resembles breasts. Though gynecomastia is not dangerous, many patients experience psychological distress, gender dysphoria, body dysmorphia, or bullying as a result of their condition. These can impact one’s mental health, and sometimes lead patients to research ways to treat their gynecomastia symptoms.
While researching treatment options, many men wonder, “can gynecomastia go away with exercise or healthy eating?” After all, hitting the gym and cooking nourishing meals are generally thought to be the fastest ways to a trim physique. However, because gynecomastia is the result of excessive glandular and stromal tissue rather than actual fat, this answer is less straightforward than one might imagine.
Dr. Lapuerta has been working with gynecomastia patients for years — and we’re happy to share our knowledge of the condition with you. Read on to learn more about working out with gynecomastia, and how to most effectively treat the condition.… Read More »