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  1. photo 'Drunkorexia' the latest bizarre disorder pushed by behavioralists'Drunkorexia' the latest bizarre disorder pushed by behavioralistsNews
    Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are well known eating disorders. The first involves starving to get or stay ultra thin, and the latter involves binge eating and purposely vomiting to getRead more
  2. photo Break a sugar addiction in a week using three simple stepsBreak a sugar addiction in a week using three simple stepsNews
    to become alcoholics themselves when they became adults. There are also genetic markers connecting sugar addictions with alcoholism, bulimia, and obesity.Raw, organic fruits and vegetables form the first stepRead more
  3. photo Six easy ways to get your emotional eating habits under controlSix easy ways to get your emotional eating habits under controlNews
    , some are serious enough to be considered eating disorders. Binging often with junk food in short bursts then "purging" with induced vomiting is common to bulimia nervosa. Constantly crash dieting couldRead more
  4. photo Weight loss-obsessed girls eating GMO cotton balls soaked in lemon juiceWeight loss-obsessed girls eating GMO cotton balls soaked in lemon juiceNews
    as "diets" can cause family or doctors to underrate how dangerous they are, warns the British organization Anorexia and Bulimia Care."Too often doctors simply see it as fad eating or a vain act, withoutRead more
  5. photo Light Therapy for Eating DisordersLight Therapy for Eating DisordersTreatment
    decades are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. In the most general terms, the former involves various manifestations of restrictive eating and weight manipulation which can ultimately lead to severeRead more
  6. photo Total pharma quackery: Antidepressant drugs prescribed for nearly everything... even conditions they don't work forTotal pharma quackery: Antidepressant drugs prescribed for nearly everything... even conditions they don't work forNews
    unapproved uses. Some doctors even prescribed them for PMS, sexual dysfunction, bulimia and urinary problems. Antidepressant over-prescription completely irresponsible given the potential ramificationsWhileRead more
  7. photo FDA-approved 'assisted <b>bulimia</b>' device pumps food from your stomach, allowing you to overeat while still losing weightFDA-approved 'assisted bulimia' device pumps food from your stomach, allowing you to overeat while still losing weightNews
    inserted pump and tube assembly. The makers of the device call their method "aspiration therapy," but some critics have dubbed it "assisted bulimia" – which is probably a more accurate descriptionRead more
  8. photo Commonly prescribed antidepressants may cause bone loss in postmenopausal women, study findsCommonly prescribed antidepressants may cause bone loss in postmenopausal women, study findsNews
    types of depression, as well as bulimia, chronic pain, panic disorder and premenstrual symptoms. "A relationship between [tricyclic antidepressants] and other antidepressant use with bone loss may alsoRead more
  9. photo Is Orthorexia Nervosa a Form of Anorexia? When Healthy Eating Isn’t HealthyIs Orthorexia Nervosa a Form of Anorexia? When Healthy Eating Isn’t HealthyArticle
    . The little known disorder literally means a fixation with righteous eating. Basically, it’s when healthy eating becomes an obsession. In much the same way as those with anorexia and bulimia obsess aboutRead more
  10. photo Kelly Osbourne Takes on Hollywood and Eating DisordersKelly Osbourne Takes on Hollywood and Eating DisordersArticle
    Eating Disorders, Inc., 1% of teenage girls have anorexia nervosa (starving themselves), 4% of college-age females battle bulimia nervosa (bingeing and purging), and 2% have body dysmorphic disorderRead more

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Bulimia nervosa

Disease

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. Many individuals with bulimia nervosa also...More