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

Hi XXXXXXX

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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Hello
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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Recent questions on  Bulimia nervosa

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about 3 years ago i had bulimia. It is finished now and i have not intentionally vomited for about six months, but over the last two weeks at night...

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hi,I have been having episodes of shortness of breath lately - for about two weeks. This occurs mainly, but is not limited to after meals. It...

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My friend is a nineteen year old male, and he shows definite signs of bulimia. He has lost 10 pounds in the past two weeks, throws up once a day...

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How can I tell my doctor about my bulimia? Will my doctor tell my parents?

I am 17 years old and have been throwing up every day for like 6 monthes...

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how can u tell,if you're child could be bulimic she is 14 and plays alot of sports

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Are there any treatments or ways to cope from emotional binge eating (significant overeating unhealthy foods to cope with stress and anxiety ).

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Can Bulemia be detected/confirmed via blood & urine tests?

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