Researchers in have discovered that the man flu is real -- and went on to explain why guys suffer more than women when they get sick.
The study authors say men are not exaggerating about the symptoms when they’re fighting illness. Instead, it seems the higher testosterone levels in men messes with their immune systems.
Because that immune system is suppressed, it takes the body longer to fight back against bugs and causes the body to endure more discomfort. (The Guardian)