What is Bulimia Nervosa?

Bulimia Nervosa is a kind of eating disorder that happens to young women and teenage girls. The bulimia nervosa patient will would use inappropriate methods to control their weight such as vomiting, fasting, enemas and compulsive exercising. These patients are usually under emotion of frustration, depression or self esteem.

Generally speaking, there are mainly two different types of bulimia based on the methods the bulimic uses to compensate for the binge eating.

  • Purging type bulimia patients physically purge the food from the body by throwing up or using laxatives, enemas, or diuretics.
  • Non-purging type of bulimia did not eat a lot most of the time, but will have fasting, exercising to excess, or going on crash diets several times a week.

Bulimia Nervosa patients are usually maintained an average weight. So different from Anorexia Nervosa, it is hard to find if one person has Bulimia Nervosa usually. Thus, Bulimia Nervosa usually will be neglected for a long period of time.

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People with bulimia pay much more attention to their weight, but they cannot stop to eat delicious. As a result, they have to use some special way to take the foods off, which brings a lot of trouble to them and hurt their body a lot.

If someone is diagnosed to be a bulimia patient, it is necessary to have the treatment as soon as possible. Early therapy and support can cure such disease fast and effective. In order to cure it effectively, the most important thing is to find the bulimia symptoms as early as possible. So take care of the young ladies around you and once there are signs of bulimia, take measure to it immediately.