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25 percent of men believe they get a "man period"
They claim to experience symptoms like cramps and bloating, according to a study
November 24, 2015 11:00PM (UTC)
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A recent study conducted in England found that 26 percent of men claim to experience "man periods." The men surveyed cited symptoms like cramps, bloating and irritability during their "period" time.
Therapist and author of "The Irritable Male Syndrome: Managing the Four Key Causes of Depression and Aggression" Jed Diamond believes that man period is actually a thing.
“We’re not sure what the causes are, but there are indications that it is related to the complex hormonal cycles that men experience,” he said.
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