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  1. Understanding Bulimia: Prevention

    WebMD offers a concise overview of bulimia prevention.

  2. Understanding Bulimia: Treatment

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

  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

    Bulimia nervosa -- bulimia, for short -- is an eating disorder that is characterized by episodes of binge eating followed by vomiting, fasting or other inappropriate methods of weight control.

  6. Bulimia Nervosa - Topic Overview

    Is this topic for you? Bulimia is one of the most common eating disorders. If you want information on other eating disorders, see the topics Anorexia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder.

  7. Bulimia Nervosa - Treatment Overview

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

  8. 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

  9. Bulimia Nervosa - When To Call a Doctor

    Call your health professional immediately if you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with bulimia and now is not able to pass urine, notices that his or her heart skips beats or beats slower than normal, has severe abdominal pain, or is vomiting

  10. 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

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