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Bulimia






What is it?
A physcological disorder when someone regularly overeats, them consequently feels extremely guilty, then reacting by willfully vomiting, dieting, or over- exercising. Usually, it is really hard to identify bulimia nervosa because the person usually isn't underweight and they are skilled at masking the symptoms because of the guilt they feel throughout the course of their disorder. Usually, the patients will suffer from malnutrition and require the attention of a doctor. 85% of cases are teenage girls, and around 10-15% of the cases are men.

Symptoms:
  • Repeatedly binge- eating by eating way more than normal people do because they lack self - control
  • After the overeating, the person over-medicating with laxatives, fasting, exercising, or making themselves vomit
  • If the person has been binge-eating or any of the symptoms listed under number twice a week for the last three months
  • If the person is super judgmental of themselves because of their weight
  • If the person visits the toilet right after eating and is very secretive about what they eat
  • Bad skin and fatigue
Long term effects:
  • Damages to the brain
  • Lazy Bowel Syndrome
  • Bulimia teeth
  • Brittle bones and Osteoporosis
  • Premature ageing
  • Infertility
  • Brain damage and coma
  • Cancer