Bigorexia

We often hear about body image pressure felt by women, while men’s struggles with body image often go unreported. Yet a recent study found that 31 per cent of British men are unhappy with their bodies, with some of those classified as having body dysmorphic disorder The study also found that as many as one in ten men training in UK gyms could have BDuffering from ‘bigorexia’, which has been described as a reverse anorexia, because sufferers are consumed by the idea that they are not big enough.

‘BBC Newsbeat’ meets men living with the condition and those who have had their lives turned upside down because of it.

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We often hear about body image pressure felt by women, while men’s struggles with body image often go unreported. Yet a recent study found that 31 per cent of British men are unhappy with their bodies, with some of those classified as having body dysmorphic disorder The study...