endocrinology
Hormones

Male body dysmorphic behaviour leads to profound hypogonadism

Young men who starve themselves to achieve a lean muscular appearance are at risk of developing profound hypogonodotrophic hypogonadism, Victorian endocrinologists warn. Societal pressure to attain an ideal male body image is pushing otherwise healthy young men into rigorous training and obsessive low calorie protein supplement diets to shed body fat, which results in suppression ...

Already a member?

Login to keep reading.


OR
© 2021 the limbic