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    1. Understanding Bulimia: The Basics

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

    2. Understanding Bulimia: Treatment

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

    3. Understanding Bulimia: Symptoms

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

    4. Understanding Bulimia: Prevention

      WebMD offers a concise overview of bulimia prevention.

    5. 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.

    6. 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.

    7. Bulimia Nervosa - Other Treatment

      Learn about types of counseling that may be useful in treating eating disorders.

    8. 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

    9. 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.

    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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