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How to loose weight as soon as possible?

how fast do you lose the weight when you make yourself throw up? i want to lose weight and i want to do it fast cause i am a stay home wife and i feel myself gaining the weight.
Asked On : Mon, 21 Dec 2009
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Bad Idea. You may lose some weight, but the side effects will make you look horrendous, and could be fatal. Bulimia can result in following health problems: * Malnutrition * Dehydration * Electrolyte imbalance (Can lead to cardiac arrest, which can also result in brain damage by stroke.) * Hyponatremia * Damaging of the voice * Vitamin and mineral deficiencies * Teeth erosion and cavities, gum disease * Sialadenosis (salivary gland swelling) * Potential for gastric rupture during periods of binging * Esophageal reflux * Irritation, inflammation, and possible rupture of the esophagus * Laxative dependence * Peptic ulcers and pancreatitis * Emetic toxicity due to ipecac abuse * Swelling of the face and cheeks, especially apparent in the lower eyelids due to the high pressure of blood in the face during vomiting. * Callused or bruised fingers * Dry or brittle skin, hair, and nails, or hair loss * Lanugo * Edema * Muscle atrophy * Decreased/increased bowel activity * Digestive problems that may be triggered, including Celiac, Crohn's Disease * Low blood pressure, hypotension * Orthostatic hypotension * High blood pressure, hypertension * Iron deficiency * Anemia * Hormonal imbalances * Hyperactivity * Depression * Insomnia * Amenorrhea * Infertility * High risk pregnancy, miscarriage, still-born babies * Diabetes * Elevated blood sugar or hyperglycemia * Ketoacidosis * Osteoporosis * Arthritis * Weakness and fatigue * Chronic Fatigue Syndrome * Cancer of the throat or voice box * Liver failure * Kidney infection and failure * Heart failure, heart arrhythmia, angina * Seizure * Paralysis * Potential death caused by heart attack or heart failure; lung collapse; internal bleeding, stroke, kidney failure, liver failure; pancreatitis, gastric rupture, perforated ulcer, depression and suicide.
Answered: Mon, 21 Dec 2009
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