Yoga for Gynechomastia

(July 25, 2008)

Is there any asans or yoga for the treatment of gynechomastia (male breast)?


This particular condition is most common in men who are ready to obese or overweight, especially those who are in their puberty. It is possible that elderly men who are overweight are also likely to experience Gynecomastia. Their majority of cases this particular condition is temporary and takes place due to hormonal imbalances in the body, or an intake of certain type of medications. In rare but severe cases, it is also a sign of alcohol cirrhosis of the liver.

The strength and potency of Yoga and other forms of exercises are all dependent upon the stage of Gynecomastia and the quantity of glandular fatty substance that have adhered in that region. Yoga and meditation can case can help to increase your focus and reduce the superfluous fat stored around that area. It is well-known that yoga and cardiovascular exercises is the best combination to tackle the early stages of Gynecomastia. However you should also note that any type of spot reduction exercises that focuses on reducing the breast, work differently for different people and is highly subjective depending on the physiology of the individual. Chest exercises helps to tighten the muscles and tone the chest area.

The best manner to treat this condition is to concentrate on losing weight overall. Most yogasanas help in losing weight and by enrolling for yoga sessions or for yoga classes you'll be able to follow or particular schedule that will help in the deduction of the handling of muscles overall. Most vigorous and cardiovascular forms of exercises help to increase the levels of testosterone. An increase of this particular hormone will help in the reduction of the enlarged mammary gland is to decrease gradually.

In addition to seeking treatment for the condition, it is best to understand the reason for the fat deposition in the chest is. Check for medication that may be causing this particular imbalance to occur. Specific medications that are hormone related can cause gynecomastia. Intensive exercises concentrating on the chest region can also help in reducing the fat accumulated in the breasts. However it is best to consult a physician to determine the stage of the gynecomastia and the primary form of treatment it would require. Do not attempt yoga as the sole form of therapy in dealing with this condition, as certain exercises can irreversibly mould the shape of your chest and without proper advice or guidance from a qualified instructor or physician, will do more harm than good.

Submitted by C D on July 25, 2008 at 05:00

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