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Eating Disorders Center—Bulimia

General Overview

People with bulimia nervosa consume large amounts of food and then rid their bodies of the excess calories by vomiting, abusing laxatives or diuretics, taking enemas, or exercising obsessively. Some use a combination of all of these forms of purging.



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Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures


Living With Anorexia Nervosa

In her own words: living with anorexia and bulimia

Read how one woman was able to recover from anorexia and bulimia.

Related Conditions

Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)

Academy For Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

National Eating Disorder Association