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Exposing Widespread Misunderstandings About Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia nervosa is a well-known but often misunderstood eating disorder that affects millions of men and women worldwide. Most people are familiar with the characteristic symptomatic behavior of self-induced vomiting as a way of purging calories, but bulimia nervosa is more complex than simply one kind of behavior. With so many facets to the disorder,

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Multidisciplinary Treatment and ED-DMT1: Recovery from Diabulimia

The mental health disorder known to doctors and therapists as ED-DMT1 (Eating Disorder-Diabetes Mellitus Type 1), and to most laypeople as “diabulimia,” is a severe form of eating/weight disorder that affects people with Type 1 diabetes. Because it can only affect those who require insulin to control their diabetes, it’s not as common as other

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A Look at Additional Treatment Options for Bulimia Nervosa

According to the National Eating Disorder Association, 1.0 percent of young women and 0.1 percent of young men meet the criteria for being diagnosed with bulimia nervosa and may need bulimia nervosa therapy. That translates to millions of people in the United States alone, of all genders and ages. Bulimia nervosa can have severe health

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Symptoms of Bulimia Nervosa Parents Might Not Know

Eating disorders like bulimia nervosa are a huge worry for parents of teenagers and young adults, but it’s easy to miss the symptoms beyond the characteristic purging behaviors/ Why? Because many f the signs of bulimia nervosa are less well-known and subtle. Because of this, people may be less likely to seek bulimia nervosa treatment

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Symptoms of Bulimia Nervosa

Adults, adolescents and teens struggling with bulimia nervosa may engage in recurrent and frequent episodes of eating unusually large amounts of food (e.g., binge-eating), and feeling a lack of control over the eating. In someone suffering from bulimia, binge-eating is followed by a type of behavior that compensates for the binge, such as purging (e.g.,

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