Men's Health

How To Get Rid Of Man Boobs


It’s not only women who spend sleepless nights over big breasts, but men too are faced with the problem of over developed breasts and they suffer much more than women in such cases. Low self esteem and ridicule can cause real heartache for men who have boobs.
Man boobs, as they are commonly termed as, can crop up at any age, even though they are more common during adolescence and middle age. As luck would have it, there are quite a few natural ways by which they can be removed. Here’s how.

Ways To Get Rid Of Man Boobs

Low Fat, Low Sugar Diet

Sometimes, obesity can increase the problem of over developed male breasts. Reducing the intake of fatty foods and incorporating a balanced diet can bring down your weight in a healthy way and reduce man boobs as well. You must also make it a point to have more of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean meat and keep away from a high sugar, high sodium and high fat diet.


For men who are overweight, the key to reducing man boobs is through exercise. Cardiovascular exercises can help in burning the excess fat adequately and also help in reducing the fat deposit around the chest area as well. Exercises like swimming, jogging, walking etc. can be done for half an hour at least 3 times a week.

Strength Endurance Training

Strength endurance exercises and weight lifting helps in building muscles in your chest and also in burning fat as well.

The more strenuous your workout, the more muscles you will have and better chances of getting rid of man boobs. Upper body strength training exercises must be done every day until your reach your goal.

Hormone Therapy

Man boobs can be caused due to inadequate amount of testosterone hormone in your body. When there is a drop in testosterone levels in a man’s body, the estrogen hormone become more dominant and hence the development of breasts. Hormone replacement therapy will help in regulating the testosterone levels and reducing the size of the breasts.

Drink Water

Drinking water has plenty of benefits and one of them is flushing out of excess fat in the body along with toxic substances that have entered your body through food. Drinking at least 2 litres of water will encourage urination and elimination of waste. It also helps in preventing water retention that too can lead to man boobs.

Lifestyle Changes

Certain medications, excessive drinking, overeating, use of marijuana and amphetamines can all lead to storage of fat in the body, causing man boobs to surface. If you find that you have any of these unhealthy habits, it is important to curtail them before they cause serious health problems as well along with man boobs. Stay away from such habits and eliminate excess fat deposit in your body.


Gynecomastia is a medical condition when a man develops boobs. If gynecomastia is the cause of your male breasts, check with your doctor for treatment options.

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