Is it common for men to suffer from body image problems that might lead to eating disorders?

Question:

Is it common for men to suffer from body image problems that might lead to eating disorders?

Answer:

Yes, many men suffer from body image problems as well as women however women tend to suffer from them more commonly. Men succumb to all the same pressures as women do through the media and expectations we see primarily through television, movies and celebrities. The best way to counter this is just to focus on your personal health, work on means to increase your self esteem, self confidence and body awareness and this will help avoid the trap of succumbing to a lot of body image issues.