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Man Flu: Is Job Stress to Blame?
Byroney_WebMD_Staff posted:

Does your man have the Man Flu? His job may be to blame. "Men who are tired of being the butt of women's jokes about "man flu" can now wave a piece of research from their sick beds that suggests the condition does exist.

"A study has shown that men who are under pressure at work are more likely to complain of sore throats, coughs, and sniffles than women, who tended to press through their symptoms.

"Man flu has developed into a common expression to describe a condition where men appear to suffer more exaggerated symptoms from a cold than do women."

Have you or anyone else you know had symptoms of an illness brought on by stress? What helped?


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