Moobs are a non-threatening enlargement of breast tissue and are generally a consequence of being overweight, puberty or an enzyme converting the testosterone (think muscles and drive) into oestrogen.While the condition rarely results in physical discomfort, it’s an obvious trigger for psychological issues, such as low self-esteem, which can translate into poor general health, social functioning and mental well-being.
According to BBC Advice, about 90% of men will notice their breasts enlarging at some point in their life. So if it hasn’t affected you yet, there’s a pretty high chance that at some point it will.
If only it were this simple. Non-invasive treatments that are easy to get hold of on the internet, require no assistance or equipment to apply and can be used anywhere at anytime sound like the ideal solution.
But while creams invariably contain the right ingredients to help mitigate fatty tissue, it’s fair to say that outcomes are mixed and, unless combined with stark changes in lifestyle, rarely eliminate the problem on their own.
Sweating regularly is the key. If you’re not in the best of shape to begin with, start with a low-impact regime, such as swimming or elliptical exercises.
Then you can move onto a daily cardio routine to get your pulse racing and your body and mind in tune for an active lifestyle. A regular rowing routine won’t specifically target chest fat but it will tone the upper body.
Finally, you can begin a free-weight course that should help balance your muscle and shift the remainder of your bosoms.
Comes without the pain (which is usually minimal) and the risk (also minimal) of surgery and the need for general anaesthetic.
The unwanted fatty deposits are liquefied and expelled from the body using a basic suction process that can be administered in a walk-in, walk-out basis. Simpler than going under the knife, yet costlier than creams and pills, if your moobs don’t require a large amount of fat to be extracted, then this could well be the solution for you.
The human breast is mostly made up of lipids (medical jargon for fat), so cutting back on your fat consumption is your first port of call. Introducing a low-fat diet will allow your body to turn fat into energy, burn off excess calories and begin the road back to fitness and regular body shape.
According to BBC Advice, moobs can also get bigger if you drink too much alcohol, take cannabis or amphetamines and use steroids. So, as hard as it may be, best to stay away from these vices, too.
Delivered to the bloodstream in an easily gulpable format – be sure to find a product that’s devoid of any preservatives or additives – it’s no surprise that pills are currently the most popular form of non-invasive gynaecomastic treatment.
Coming at a fraction of the cost of surgery, the results can come much more slowly, which can then make it difficult to stay the course. The key here is selecting the right product, ingesting it alongside a healthier lifestyle and sticking with it.
The obvious upside to this procedure is the instantaneous result. One day you have man boobs, the next they are significantly reduced, if not gone completely.
The operation is quick and simple with a short recovery time and is increasingly popular among men looking for a quick fix. However, depending on your bank balance, the procedures remain exorbitantly costly and you’ll need to brave any scarring and risks of infection.