More British men seeking breast reduction

By | January 25, 2009

Doctors say a record number of British men last year sought breast-reduction surgery for “man boobs” or “moobs,” as some call them.

Breast-reduction surgery for men rose from 22 operations in 2003 to 224 operations last year, said the Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons in Britain.

More men concerned with their physique also are turning to anabolic steroids, with an estimated 179,000 men ages 16-59 having used them in Britain, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday.

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Gynecomastia can arise from a number of different disorders including chronic kidney disease, liver disease and certain adrenal tumors. Basically, any condition that plays havoc with hormone levels has the potential to grow you a pair. – altpenis

6 thoughts on “More British men seeking breast reduction

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  2. How to lose man breasts fast

    I read a recent article that male breast reduction surgery had increased 1000% over the last 5 years. Certainly scary figures.

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