In most men, fat is often redirected to be stored in the belly, or the chest rather than thighs and hips. Fat storage in the chest can lead to what most people call man boobs. By maintaining a healthy lifestyle, exercising, and eating right, you can get rid of your man boobs and bulk up with muscle! This article was co-authored by Michele Dolan.
The signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome —also called hypercortisolism—can vary, and not everyone with Cushing's syndrome will experience the same symptoms. This article discusses common Cushing's syndrome symptoms. Although these are the most common Cushing's syndrome symptoms, there are a variety of other symptoms associated with this condition. It's important to be aware that Cushing's syndrome symptoms can actually mimic other conditions such as metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome—so it's essential that you take note of your symptoms. Write them down so you can discuss them with your doctor. If you think you could have Cushing's syndrome and you have many of the Cushing's syndrome signs and symptoms listed in this article, talk to your doctor.
Yes, men do have breasts — even milk ducts. For the vast majority of men, the breast tissue does not develop like it does in women due to high testosterone levels during puberty. There are several medical conditions that can cause breast enlargement in men.
Consider yourself lucky if you sat back and thought about your answer, because there is a breed of people out there—a breed I call skinny-fat ectomorphs —without that luxury. Unfortunately for them, they have all of these characteristics. True skinny guys have it easy. Somehow, they never seem to get fat. Unfortunately, skinny-fats—being kind of skinny in their own right—are fed the same advice.