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Question: Gynexin Alpha

 godfather - Tue Apr 17, 2007 11:44 pm

hey hows it going? I have Gynecomastia and I found these pills called Gynexin Alpha I was wondering if I could get any more details about them, like if they work lol. thanks
 godfather - Tue Apr 17, 2007 11:47 pm

or suggest any other pills or form of treatment
 godfather - Wed Apr 18, 2007 12:00 am

i don't have it major, just puffyness of the nipples, swellness I guess is how I would describe it.
 John Kenyon, CNA - Sun Jul 20, 2008 10:09 pm

User avatar Hello -

Swelling of the nipples is probably not due to gynocomastia, but only a doctor could tell for sure. In the meanwhile, consider this:

While Gynexin Alpha has not been evaluated sufficiently (if at all) in any medical studies, the claim is made that it targets the fat cells in breast tissue only, which is very unlikely. I haven't looked into the product's makeup, except to know that it is supposedly an herbal supplement. I can think of very few ingestible materials which have a prediliction for a specific part of the body, with rare exceptions. Most just act on certain parts of the body, and fatty tissue is fatty tissue. There's no way this product could tell the difference between breast fat and, say, stomach or arm fat. The supplement in question contains a thyroid stimulant which would increase (theoretically anyway) one's metabolism, which would actually do exactly what I said above: act on all body fat -- and muscle as well. The supplement contains guggulipids, which are suspected of being able to increase LDL cholesterol, which would be potentially very dangerous to one's heart health. Between the likely stimulant effect and the possible increas in "bad" cholesterol, this stuff probably does not work. It isn't inexpensive, either, except possibly in comparison to breast reduction surgery.

I would suggest seeing a doctor about the problem, and I suspect the first steps would include diet and exercise programs and possibly some hormone therapy to help change the imbalance that causes the problem, if such an imbalance exists in your case.

I'd stay away from the "cheap and easy" route to solving any medical problem. Let your conscience be your guide.

I hope you find a solution to this problem and that you enjoy the best of health.

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