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What are the long term effects to my health for being bulimic? I know about bthe erosion to teeth.

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Many health effects

Bulimia impacts health in many ways, including electrolyte imbalance which can lead to cardiac arrhythmias and death, esophageal inflammation ; tears, swollen salivary glands, and more.
Depression often accompanies this condition. The good news: it can be treated. For a more inclusive run-down: http://tinyurl.Com/mm5s4m5 and http://tinyurl.Com/34sc4p the effects go far beyond teeth.

In brief: Many health effects

Bulimia impacts health in many ways, including electrolyte imbalance which can lead to cardiac arrhythmias and death, esophageal inflammation ; tears, swollen salivary glands, and more.
Depression often accompanies this condition. The good news: it can be treated. For a more inclusive run-down: http://tinyurl.Com/mm5s4m5 and http://tinyurl.Com/34sc4p the effects go far beyond teeth.
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Dr. Patricia Mcgarry
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Bulemia

When you are purging (vomiting) besides acidic erosion on your teeth- it usually concentrates on the back of the front teeth that make them more sensitive and you change your chewing patterns- larger food intake can affect your stomach and cause problems in digestion.
Brushing can be sensitive and you may avoid cleaning the teeth properly.

In brief: Bulemia

When you are purging (vomiting) besides acidic erosion on your teeth- it usually concentrates on the back of the front teeth that make them more sensitive and you change your chewing patterns- larger food intake can affect your stomach and cause problems in digestion.
Brushing can be sensitive and you may avoid cleaning the teeth properly.
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