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What are the differences between anorexia and bulimia?

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Dr. Sabina Ali
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
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In brief: There are few diff

Bulimia nervosa •recurrent episodes of binge eating a feeling of lack of control over eating •regular use of one or more of the following to prevent weight gain: self-induced vomiting, use of laxatives or diuretics, strict dieting or fasting, or vigorous exercise.
•persistent over-concern with body shape and weight. Anorexia nervosa •refusal to maintain weight that?s over the lowest weight consi.

In brief: There are few diff

Bulimia nervosa •recurrent episodes of binge eating a feeling of lack of control over eating •regular use of one or more of the following to prevent weight gain: self-induced vomiting, use of laxatives or diuretics, strict dieting or fasting, or vigorous exercise.
•persistent over-concern with body shape and weight. Anorexia nervosa •refusal to maintain weight that?s over the lowest weight consi.
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