Put down that joint! Scientists think it might the source of those man-boobs of yours! Laci Green explains the connection they've uncovered.
Gynecomastia and cannabis smoking. A nonassociation among US Army soldiers.
"Eleven patients diagnosed with idiopathic gynecomastia requiring mammoplasty were compared with matched controls to determine if there was an association between cannabis use and gynecomastia."
Endocrine Effects of Marijuana
"This review will outline the effects of cannabinoids on the various hormonal systems both in animals and in man and evaluate the evidence of possible clinical consequences on the endocrine system with marijuana use."
Male breast growth and pot
"Weed advocates call the link a myth lacking scientific support. But doctors see evidence in their practices."
Gynecomastia (enlarged breasts in men)
"Gynecomastia is triggered by a decrease in the amount of the hormone testosterone compared with estrogen. The cause of this decrease can be conditions that block the effects of or reduce testosterone or a condition that increases your estrogen level."
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