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Bulimia Nervosa

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Yes, bulimia can negatively impact your hair. Frequent purging can make a person malnourished; being deficient in vitamins and protein...
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People with bulimia nervosa have episodes of eating large amounts of food (called bingeing) followed by purging (vomiting or using laxatives)...
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Bulimia (say "boo-LEE-mee-uh") is a type of eating disorder. People with bulimia will eat a large amount of food in a short time (binge). Then they...
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The risk of developing bulimia or another eating disorder is greatest if a person:2Has a biological parent, brother, or sister who has an eating...
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Call your doctor 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...
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The cause of bulimia is not clear, but it probably results from a combination of family history, social values (such as admiring thinness), and...
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There is no single test that can diagnose bulimia or any other eating disorder. But these illnesses may have a visible effect on your health and...
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Home treatment is very important for people who have bulimia. You will set individual goals along with your doctor, nutritionist, and professional...
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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...
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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...
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This is an eating disorder in which people eat large amounts of food in a sitting (bingeing) and then vomit (purging). The vomiting is triggered by a...
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Denial and secrecy complicate the diagnosis of bulimia. The individual usually does not come to the attention of the practitioner until an associated...
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There is currently no definite known cause of bulimia. Because of the complexity of the disorder, researchers within the medical and psychological...
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Patients with bulimia present a variety of medical and psychological complications which are usually considered to be reversible through a...
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It is not always possible to tell whether a person has bulimia. Those affected may be overweight, underweight, or of normal body weight. However...
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