Even though estrogen is a hormone more often associated with women, the truth is, both men and women produce estrogen. And all men need to maintain a certain level of estrogen for proper reproductive and sexual function. Overproduction of estrogen, however, can have certain effects on the body that most men will want to avoid, such as reducing the amount of testosterone in the body, gynecomastia (the scientific term for man boobs) and obesity.
Small adjustments to your diet may be one way to naturally reduce estrogen production and improve your situation. A hormonal imbalance is a condition you should discuss with your doctor, though, because men can also experience an estrogen deficiency. Here are some tips that may help.