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Bulimia Nervosa Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Bulimia Nervosa

  1. Understanding Bulimia: Treatment

    Understand the treatment of bulimia with the help of the experts at WebMD.

  2. Understanding Bulimia: Prevention

    WebMD offers a concise overview of bulimia prevention.

  3. Understanding Bulimia: The Basics

    Learn more from WebMD about the basics of bulimia - its causes, characteristics, and effects on the body.

  4. Understanding Bulimia: Symptoms

    Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms of the eating disorder bulimia.

  5. Bulimia Nervosa - Symptoms

    Symptoms of bulimia include: Repeatedly eating large amounts of food in a short period of time (less than 2 hours). Frequently getting rid of the calories you've eaten (purging) by making yourself vomit, fasting, exercising too much, or misusing laxatives

  6. Bulimia Nervosa - Treatment Overview

    Treatment for bulimia involves psychological counseling, nutritional counseling, and sometimes medicines such as antidepressants.

  7. Bulimia Nervosa - Prevention

    There is no known way to prevent bulimia. Early treatment may be the best way to prevent the disorder from progressing. Knowing the signs of bulimia and seeking immediate medical care can help prevent long - term health problems caused by bulimia. There a

  8. Bulimia Nervosa - Surgery

    There is no surgical treatment for bulimia.

  9. Bulimia Nervosa - Exams and Tests

    This tool will help you determine whether or not you have an eating disorder such as bulimia nervosa.

  10. Bulimia: Overuse of Laxatives - Topic Overview

    People who have bulimia nervosa often overuse laxatives to get rid of food eaten during a binge eating episode. Laxatives speed up the passage of stool through the body by irritating the lining of the intestines. Laxatives do not reduce the number of calories the body absorbs from food. However,laxatives may cause a person to lose weight because they increase the amount of water eliminated ...

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