Body builders have virtually no fats or extra pores and skin, and subsequently gynecomastia surgery takes a unique strategy than males with “true gynecomastia.” Their chest muscular tissues are extremely developed with elevated blood move, and subsequently they’ve a better danger of bleeding problems. All sufferers are warned to cease taking blood thinners earlier than surgery and physique builders must be conscious that they should cease, protein shakes, fish oil and vitamin E, amongst many different merchandise.
Developing muscle mass is so necessary to some males they’re prepared to take harmful dangers that may severely have an effect on their well being. It is unlawful to make use of anabolic steroids for efficiency enhancement, however physique builders have been utilizing them for years. Steroids have many unwanted effects reminiscent of decrease sperm rely, painful erections, impotence, and the event of breasts or gynecomastia.
To block estrogen, many males resort to taking estrogen blockers similar to Tamoxifen. Tamoxifen will cease the event of breasts, however there’s a worth to pay. Tamoxifen is a prescription drug used for most cancers remedy of the breasts, and though it’s unlawful to be prescribed as a efficiency enhancement drug, males can get it on-line and by means of social media. Estrogen blockers include their very own uncomfortable side effects together with, leg cramps, scorching flashes, blurred imaginative and prescient, melancholy, and extra.
When looking for gynecomastia surgery, many aggressive physique builders request that their complete breast gland is eliminated to keep away from regrowth of male breasts, permitting them to proceed using steroids. Dr. Delgado discourages his sufferers with this follow to ensure that males to have a extra regular wanting chest; some breast gland is required for sculpting and to offer the chest pure contours.
Dr. Delgado encourages his sufferers to cease taking harmful efficiency enhancing medicine and take pleasure in a wholesome way of life.