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How Men Can Tell if They Have a Hormonal Imbalance


Published October 24, 2017

Gynecomastia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Although having “man boobs” is often the punchline of jokes, the condition, known as gynecomastia, is actually surprisingly common. Some male stars and bodybuilders experience gynecomastia as a result of taking steroids or aging. And although gynecomastia is often associated with being overweight or obese, weight gain is not the only thing that causes the appearance of male breasts. In some cases, gynecomastia may be hereditary. And it can also be caused by factors such as illness, diet and sleep habits, certain prescription drugs, and other concerns. You may not know what is causing your gynecomastia, but you can probably do something about it. An overlooked but treatable cause of gynecomastia can be a hormonal imbalance. Taking steps to balance your hormones may help eliminate whatever is causing breast tissue to grow where it shouldn’t. The first step is to identify the true underlying cause. Read more…

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  • I have been on HRT for 14 years and after speaking with my 3 sisters and mom they recommended I look into bioidentical hormones. I found Dr. Lai and he has changed my life!    I sleep now; in fact I had to tell my husband to quit talking to me in the middle of the night as I am sleeping through…Read More
  • "I feel like I've got my life back. I have way more energy and I'm feeling better. The staff is very friendly and profession. I chose the hormone pellet option and it's easy, painless, and I highly recommend Dr Lai to anyone with full confidence." Rob O. *Results not typical. Always seek the advice of your physician or qualified healthcare…Read More
  • "I was a little hesitant to start hormone replacement because of some bad things I'd heard through the grapevine about synthetic hormones. What does synthetic vs bioidentical actually mean in real terms? I am impressed with Dr Lai's knowledge and he always explains things in a way that I can understand. I finally feel normal and have energy, and am…Read More
  • "I feel so much better now after going to see Dr Lai. I can sleep again, I have so much more energy, and I can think and concentrate clearly again. My decision to invest in my health with Dr Lai is one of the best choices I ever made." Andy C. *Results not typical. Always seek the advice of your…Read More
  • "BioviveMD uses the latest science to make sure that the patient is getting accurate and complete treatment. Their services are not a sideline profit center as part of another practice, it's their focus. They know what they are doing." Doug H. *Results not typical. Always seek the advice of your physician or qualified healthcare provider before making any changes to…Read More

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