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Bulimia

Articles, Videos and treatment options for Bulimia

Bulimia Nervosa, also known simply as bulimia, is an eating disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of binge eating (bingeing) as well as a compensatory behavior intended to prevent excessive weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), 0.6% of the U.S. population will be affected by Bulimia during their lifetime.

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Find out how bulimia nervosa is defined, what the symptoms are, and how bulimia can be treated. Mor...
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On the surface, the logic seems sound. Since one of the suspected causes of bulimia is depression, w...
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When it comes to bulimia, a new treatment has shown promise in early trials. Different than more tra...
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The ideal situation is to mention ahead of time to your physician that you are concerned about bulim...
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Acupuncture is used to treat bulimia based on the idea that it is a gastrointestinal disorder. The d...
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With bulimia, coping comes in two forms. The first is how the victim deals with their illness, the s...
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We often think of bulimia as “that eating thing models get.” But this isn’t the case. Bulimia is a d...
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The idea of a cure for bulimia isn’t popular in treatment circles. The reason is because it’s a beha...
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Bulimia is a behavioral disease, and supporting a child or a loved one can mean the difference betwe...
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A relapse into behaviors that you know are toxic can be very disheartening. In the extreme, a relaps...