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How come guys rarely have eating disorders? Is testosterone protective?

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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: No

Men can have eating disorders but less commonly than women the societal pressures for women to be thin are significant and can lead to many eating disorders.
Eating disorders can be due to many reasons so it is important to understand each person's case.

In brief: No

Men can have eating disorders but less commonly than women the societal pressures for women to be thin are significant and can lead to many eating disorders.
Eating disorders can be due to many reasons so it is important to understand each person's case.
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