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How many calories do you burn purging?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: None purging

Purging isn't exercise where you burn calories.
You are vomiting up food before it gets to be digested. This also brings up stomach acid which erodes your esophagus and teeth while causing electrolyte imbalances which can lead to weakness and cardiac arrest.

In brief: None purging

Purging isn't exercise where you burn calories.
You are vomiting up food before it gets to be digested. This also brings up stomach acid which erodes your esophagus and teeth while causing electrolyte imbalances which can lead to weakness and cardiac arrest.
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: What kind of purging

Purging with laxatives or vomiting or excessive exercise is unhealthy and may be a sign of an eating disorder. See your doctor for help.

In brief: What kind of purging

Purging with laxatives or vomiting or excessive exercise is unhealthy and may be a sign of an eating disorder. See your doctor for help.
Dr. Swati Avashia
Dr. Swati Avashia
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