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What are symptoms of bulimia nervosa?

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Symptoms of bulimia may include:

  • Eating uncontrollably followed by purging
  • Vomiting or abusing laxatives or diuretics in an attempt to lose weight
  • Using the bathroom frequently after meals
  • Overdoing exercising
  • Preoccupation with body weight
  • Dental problems
  • Sore throat
  • Depression or mood swings
  • Feeling out of control
  • Swollen glands in neck and face
  • Heartburn, indigestion, bloating
  • Irregular periods
  • Weakness, exhaustion, bloodshot eyes

From: Bulimia Nervosa WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Psychiatric Association: "Eating Disorders."

National Institute of Mental Health: "Eating Disorders."

womenshealth.gov: "Bulimia nervosa fact sheet."

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on August 03, 2018

SOURCES:

American Psychiatric Association: "Eating Disorders."

National Institute of Mental Health: "Eating Disorders."

womenshealth.gov: "Bulimia nervosa fact sheet."

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on August 03, 2018

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