Bulimia and kidney disease


Bulimia is characterized by people who experience episodes of binge eating or feeling a lack control over an eating episode and recurrent inappropriate behaviors to prevent weight gain twice a week for at least 3 months. Many boys and girls suffer today from eating disorders, which include bulimia, anorexia and binge eating. All of these disorders can be life-threatening because

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How to talk to your doctor about bulimia

Bulimia is an eating disorder that is characterized by binge eating and frequent inappropriate means of preventing weight gain which include excessive exercise or self-induced vomiting. Many times a person suffering from bulimia is of normal weight or even a bit overweight. Their perception of their body image is altered and they see themselves as obese and ugly. But because

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Bulimia Self help

Bulimia is an illness process that is an eating disorder which is common among young women. They are usually of normal or nearly normal weight that is characterized by episodic binge eating and is often followed by feelings of guilt, depression and self-condemnation.   The exact cause of bulimia isn’t known but there are a number of factors that do

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Bulimia and heart disease

Bulimia and heart disease Bulimia is also called bulimia nervosa and is characterized by recurrent episodes of binge eating followed by efforts to prevent weight gain such as self-induced vomiting, laxatives, medications, fasting or extreme exercise. Other characteristics include depression, constipation, fatigue, dehydration, irregular heartbeat and damaged teeth and gums from repeated vomiting.   It can sometimes be difficult to

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Freshman 15


“Freshman 15” is the well-known phenomenon of weight gain for most college freshman during their first semester attending a college or university. It seems that college freshmen are most susceptible to gaining weight in their first semester of their college experience. Professors and researchers attribute this to a severe lifestyle change from growing up at home.   Many people look

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How to Cure Bulimia

  Bulimia is an eating disorder that affects thousands of people each year in western cultures. The characteristics of the disorder have been described since 1980 by the American Psychiatric Association and include an unrealistic opinion of body image, strict dieting protocols, binge eating (or pigging out) about 2 times a week followed by inappropriate ways of preventing weight gain

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Bulimia and Panic Attack


  By definition people who suffer from bulimia have behavior that is characterized by over eating (binge) and subsequent inappropriate behavior to prevent weight gain that can manifest itself with purging (induced vomiting) or excessive exercise.   On the other hand panic attacks are sudden surges of overwhelming fear that comes without warning and without an obvious reason. It is

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side effects from bulimia nervosa / long term effects of bulimia

Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that is characterized by binge eating and then inappropriate manners of preventing weight gain such as purging (induced vomiting) or excessive exercise. Thousands of Americans suffer from eating disorders each year. There is an increased prevalence of eating disorders in western cultures.     People who experience bulimia feel a need for perfection and

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