Men are susceptible to eating disorders, too, which can lead to a host of other health problems, new research shows.
Young males with concerns about their weight and appearance are more likely to use drugs, participate in binge drinking or develop depression, according to a new report published this month in JAMA Pediatrics.
About 1 in 10 respondents reported high concerns with muscularity and were more likely to use drugs. Those who reported concerns with muscularity and used supplements were more likely to binge drink frequently. Males concerned with thinness were more likely to be depressed.
The study included more than 5,500 males between the ages of 12 and 18 in the U.S.
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