Bulimia nervosa

What is Bulimia nervosa?

Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by binge eating and purging, or consuming a large amount of food in a short amount of time followed by an attempt to rid oneself of the food consumed (purging), typically by vomiting,taking a laxative, diuretic, or stimulant, and/or excessive exercise, because of an extensive concern for body weight.

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I am 24 year old female and have had bulimia nervosa for nearly four years now. It has nearly destroyed my mental and physical health. Despite...

doctor1 MD


Thanks for your query.

First of all I would like to congratulate you on breaking away from your habit.

Now let me assure you about your...

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iIm 19 and bulimic everytime i eat i have server upper back pain can you helpme please

doctor1 MD

hi sabrina,
welcome to hcm
thanks for the query
your back pain may be due to strain or poor posture
or i may b due to any injury
if you are obese...

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I have not been diagnosed yet, but I have been dealing with bulimic like behavior for about 6 months (I don t really binge as it is typically...

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Welcome to Health Care Magic

The symptoms you have described as overeating followed by purging are of Bulimia Nervosa. Even you are eating a...

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