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What is Bulimia?

Bulimia is an emotional disorder involving distortion of body image an a obsessive desire to lose weight, in which bouts of extreme overeating are followed by depression and self-induced vomiting, purging, or fasting.


Bulimia is not just a disorder you bring upon yourself or just start doing, bulimia can all so be an inherited predisposition, particularly in cases where addiction and substance abuse, mood disorder, and/or eating disorder are present with ones genetic history.

Your Reason:

If not inherited Bulimia can be caused by the victim. Things such as poor self-esteem and lack of acceptance of your shape and size. Then there is social media creating I "big deal" on being thin. Family and friends comments on your body that they probably mean jokingly, but you take it to heart.

Facts about Bulimia

* Longing to stay thin

* Is a mental disorder

* "Cultural Clash" can be a cause

* Bulimia can be genetic

* Bulimics can have normal body weights

* Bulimia affects more than just your weight

* It a life-long battle