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Men Aren’t Suppose To Be Voluptuous

Male breasts are referred to as man boobs, the medical term is gynecomastia. Gynecomastia comes from the Greek terms "gyne" and "mastos," which when translates to woman-like breast. It is the enlargement of a man's breasts caused from hormonal imbalances or hormonal therapy.

This physical condition that affects the male gender usually occurs during puberty. This abnormal enlargement is caused by a disc shaped tissue in the breast tissue under the areola. It may affect only one or both breasts and serious problems and has been linked to disease in rare cases.

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