As a man, having gynecomastia , or excess breast tissue, can be embarrassing. It can occur even in otherwise fit, muscular men, and it can leave men afraid to take off their shirts at the pool or in front of an intimate partner. Up to 70 percent of men will experience this during their lifetime. Gynecomastia is also an unforeseen side effect of the rapid boom of recreational marijuana in Colorado. Pot has become the most common cause of enlarged male breasts among toyear-olds.
Can You Get Man Boobs from Smoking Too Much Weed?
9 Things Smoking Weed Does to Your Body
By Emma Innes. Smoking marijuana can give men 'man boobs', an American plastic surgeon claims. Writing for CNN , Dr Youn explained that when the balance is in favour of oestrogen, instead of testosterone, extra breast tissue is created - and that cannabis can help tip the balance. He says the condition also affects as many as 60 per cent of teenage boys and 55 to 60 per cent of overs.
Marijuana Use Causes Man Boobs?
Gynecomastia, or excess male breast tissue, is an embarrassing problem that afflicts up to 70 percent of men. Recent research has indicated a connection between smoking marijuana and developing male breasts. Indeed, weed is now the leading cause of man boobs among men aged 18 to
Chronic and heavy marijuana use changes the hormones in your body and decreases testosterone. Testosterone is responsible for many of the things that make a man manly, like a deep voice, facial hair, muscularity and a flat chest. Less testosterone means more estrogen….