What is Bodybuilder Gynecomastia?

The term “gynecomastia” is derived from the Greek word ‘gyne’ which means woman and mastos, which means breast. Male breasts are caused due to an imbalance in estrogen and testosterone. The drug-based therapy for it varies from time to time, with only one thing in common – the reduction of breast size.

Bodybuilder Gynecomastia is a condition in which male breast tissue or gynecomastia develops on the bodybuilder’s chest.



This issue is a very common one in periods of adolescence or puberty. The enlargement of the breast tissue occurs because of certain hormones being introduced into the body. A male’s breast may enlarge due to estrogen builds up in the body, which usually happens during puberty.

When muscles are developed and grown in the body, they will release more estrogen and testosterone into the bloodstream. These hormones then build up and cause breast enlargement.

What causes bodybuilder gynecomastia/gyno?

Gynecomastia is the benign enlargement of the male breast tissue that usually occurs when a man’s natural hormones are out of balance.

Gynecomastia can be caused by many factors including:

  • Genetics,
  • Hormonal changes from puberty,
  • Hormones from tumours or chronic diseases such as diabetes or kidney failure,
  • Certain medications like heart drugs like beta blockers or anticonvulsants for epilepsy.

Some causes can be:

  • Pre-Existing Glands
  • Taking certain types of Steroids
  • Convert extra testosterone from steroid into estrogen
  • Taking Certain Medications
  • Smoking Cigarettes

Gynecomastia Surgery

Gynecomastia is the medical term for enlarged breasts in males. And this surgery is all about removing the excess amount of fat tissue and glandular tissue from the breast to give it a more masculine appearance.

Gynecomastia surgery is a procedure that involves cutting away excess breast tissue and fat to reduce the size of the breasts on men. Gynecomastia is an imbalance of hormones in which a man's body produces too much estrogen (female hormone) for some reason, such as increased fat tissue in the chest area.

This surgery was FDA approved in 1980 and has been done since then with hundreds of lives changed. Gynecomastia Surgery is done using general anesthesia, at Gurgaon Gynecomastia Center in Gurgaon, India.

Dr Anmol Chugh has many years of experience conducting gynecomastia surgeries and treatments that are FDA approved. He has helped many men who were suffering from this condition get their self-confidence back as well as giving them a more masculine look!

Do I Need Gynecomastia Surgery?

It is difficult for men to know for sure if they need surgery for gynecomastia. This is because the breast size is different in every man and it can be due to various reasons.

A consultation with a Dr Anmol Chugh, Board Certified plastic surgeon in Gurgaon India can help you decide whether you need surgery or not.

Gynecomastia surgery can help men who have enlarged breasts (“man boobs”) to achieve the more toned look they desire. The surgery can be done under GENERAL anesthesia and usually takes around 30 minutes. After the procedure, you may need to wear a compression garment for 3-4 weeks.

Bodybuilder Gynecomastia Surgery Cost in Delhi NCR

The treatment for gynecomastia can be done by surgery. Your plastic surgeon recommend surgery to have a permanent solution to this problem.

It is not a walk in the park to undergo the surgery. It requires you to undergo certain emotional, mental and physical preparation.

One of the most coveted benefits of gynecomastia surgery is that it leaves no scars. The procedure generally takes 2-3 hours, and patients can resume their normal life within 24 hours of the surgery.

Gynecomastia costs vary and depend on the severity of the condition as well as which type of surgery performed and also region where treatment is taking place. Price is from 60000₹ to 2.5 Lakhs depending on grade.