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What is bulemia?
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Bulimia
Bulimia is an eating disorder where a person eats large amounts of food, and then purges by vomiting.
They may do this many times a day, as an effort to avoid gaining weight. It can result in many physical problems such as esophageal and stomach injury, tooth decay, dehydration, electrolyte depletion, cardiac arrhythmia, and even death. Sometimes laxatives are used also, which worsens things.

In brief: Bulimia
Bulimia is an eating disorder where a person eats large amounts of food, and then purges by vomiting.
They may do this many times a day, as an effort to avoid gaining weight. It can result in many physical problems such as esophageal and stomach injury, tooth decay, dehydration, electrolyte depletion, cardiac arrhythmia, and even death. Sometimes laxatives are used also, which worsens things.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Peter Forster
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Bingeing / vomiting
Bulimia is a pattern of relatively short periods of eating much more than a typical meal (bingeing) followed by periods of doing things to "get rid" of the calories (most commonly inducing vomiting).

In brief: Bingeing / vomiting
Bulimia is a pattern of relatively short periods of eating much more than a typical meal (bingeing) followed by periods of doing things to "get rid" of the calories (most commonly inducing vomiting).
Dr. Peter Forster
Dr. Peter Forster
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