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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: Prevention

    WebMD offers a concise overview of bulimia prevention.

  3. Understanding Bulimia: Symptoms

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

  4. Understanding Bulimia: Treatment

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

  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 - 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.

  7. Bulimia Nervosa - Surgery

    There is no surgical treatment for bulimia.

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. Bulimia Nervosa - Other Treatment

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

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