If you look around at men at the beach you will notice that there are more and more men these days with man boobs. This is something we used to see in older men but now its becoming more common in general and more common in younger men. So what’s going on!
Well the culprit for this phenomenon for many men is Visceral Fat.
Visceral fat also known as belly fat is the fat that is inside your abdomen. This fat is a bad fat and is responsible for things like diabetes and cardiovascular disease. But what many people don’t know is that is produces and enzyme called aromatase.
Aromatase converts testosterone into estrogen. That is it converts male hormones into female hormones. Visceral fat produces so much aromatase that its literally feminizing men, by robbing them of testosterone.
So a man’s body composition is what makes them produce too much aromatase or not. It’s not the amount of fat on the body but rather where it is that makes all the difference.
Through a dexa scan at bodymeasure, Sydney’s most accurate body composition experts, men can find out where the fat is in their body. If a lot is found in the abdomen there is a high likelihood that aromatase will be very active in their system. If this is the case they will have higher than normal levels of estrogen (a female hormone) in their body.
Symptoms of high estrogen in men
- Brain fogginess
- Weight gain
- Fat on the chest, man boobs
- Lack of enthusiasm for life
- Low sexual drive
Body Measure provides you with the only Dexa scan in sydney that can actually see your visceral fat and where its specifically located.
The scan takes five minutes and will provide you with immediate results.