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  1. Understanding Bulimia: Treatment

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

  2. Understanding Bulimia: Symptoms

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

  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: Prevention

    WebMD offers a concise overview of bulimia prevention.

  5. Bulimia Nervosa - Treatment Overview

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

  6. 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

  7. Bulimia Nervosa - Medications

    Medicines such as antidepressants may reduce the frequency of the binge-purge episodes of bulimia. They may also be used to treat other mental health problems, such as depression, that often occur along with bulimia. Learn more.

  8. Bulimia Nervosa - What Happens

    Bulimia can develop after a person has followed a very restrictive diet. Binging may also be triggered by a stressful event, when food gives you a sense of comfort. Feeling guilty and ashamed of binging can cause you to purge to avoid weight gain.

  9. 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

  10. Bulimia Nervosa - Exams and Tests

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

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