‘Man Flu’ May Be Real Disease, Scientist Says

New research in the British Medical Journal suggests that “man flu”—a term describing the tendency of men to exaggerate flu symptoms—may have a medical basis in testosterone suppressing the immune system. What do you think?

“I knew there was one and only one problem caused by testosterone.”

Andrew Palm • Molecular Gastronomist


“So when my husband died of the flu, he wasn’t just being dramatic?”

Sheilah Knowles • Ground Leveler

“Nah, I’ve definitely been faking.”

Doug Wight • Systems Analyst