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Gynecomastia is a condition where males have abnormally enlarged breasts, due to increased proliferation of breast tissues.
All men have both androgen and estrogen hormones, that is male and female hormones. When there is alteration in androgens and estrogens balance then it results in Gynecomastia.
Other causes of Gynecomastia:
Certain medications can cause Gynecomastia. They interact with the natural levels of testosterone and estrogen, and upset the balance.
Gynecomastia may not be considered a serious medical condition, however, it has great impact on the mind of the person having it. Low self-esteem may lead to poor social networking, which may lead to some sort of anxiety and depression in some patients.
Treatment for Gynecomastia depends on the cause of the Gynecomastia. The underlying cause has to be taken into consideration for the treatment.
Counseling by an expert helps patients of Gynecomastia feel comfortable with themselves.
Homeopathy does not have any significant role to play in the cases of Gynecomastia. Homeopathy is not recommended.