Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia Kills

Keep purging and bulimia will kill you. Sure it will. We’ve heard it. We’ve read it. But do we really believe it? In a photo sweeping the internet, a story of what appears to be true of a young woman who died from bulimia. http://www.2medusa.com/2008/09/bulimia-killswarning-graphic-pictures.html The desription of her death reads as follows: Like a …

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Would You Believe The Bulimic?

There are many out there who are completely unaware of bulimia as a eating disorder. Any other words, there are people who are so likely to believe that a person can have bulimia at all. They may say that it is just in your mind or that your purging just because you ate something bad. …

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Workplace Bullying Linked To Bulimia

Bride-to-be Britt Pilton, 29, feared she would eventually be forced to quit the job she loved after a 12 month ordeal. Even when she approached her union for help, her tormentor found out and ‘pumped up the pressure’, the hearing was told. ‘This one person would go round and bully a different teacher until they …

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Why Bulimia Isn’t a Good Way to Lose Weight

Bulimia does not help with weight loss. However, what such patients do not realize is that the longer they practice this behavior, the less effective it is in maintaining body weight. Bulimia can make some people gain weight Bulimia can make weight fluctuate Bulimia can make people have a higher set-point weight. Did you know…? …

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What Is Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia nervosa is a type of eating disorder which can be characterized by eating recurrently and frequently large amounts of food (binge-eating), and a subsequent feeling of lack of control over the eating. For the case of Bulimia Nervosa, binge-eating is followed by a attempt to compensate for the binge, such as purging (i.e. vomiting, …

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UNC Offering Free Online Group Therapy For ED

Free bulimia treatment from home? You have no excuse not to check into this. The University of North Carolina’s Eating Disorders Program is conducting a research study to treat bulimia. Eligible patients will receive group therapy specifically designed to reduce binge eating episodes and purging at no cost. Patients will receive 16 sessions of group …

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Real-Life Examples

I received this in an email from a professional member of the Academy of Eating Disorders. This paragraph speaks for itself. My purpose is not just to present graphic and frightening information, but to emphasize the real dangers associated with purging behaviors. “I lost a patient with AN-B/P type to an intra-cranial hemorrhage. She was …

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Trapped By Bulimia

Persons suffering from Bulimia Nervosa overindulge in food and try to get rid of the food that was eaten by using laxatives, vomiting or over-exercising. They are trapped in a web of addiction to food, secret shame and self-disgust. Like anorexics, they are always worried about putting on weight and getting fat. The person may …

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To The Girl In The Restaurant Last Night.

I was having dinner with my husband last night when you and your friends came in and sat at the table beside us. I didn’t really pay much attention to you three girls, other than one of them (that would be you) reminded me of my own daughter, now away at school. I smiled at …

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The Disorder Called Bulimia

Bulimia is an eating disorder that combines the habits of binge eating and anorexia. The patient indulges in bouts of binge eating and tries to get rid of the food by vomiting fasting, enemas or purging. Bulimia like all other eating disorders is caused by an underlying psychological problem. Bulimia is not easily detectable. Patients …

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