Bulimia

Maggie Clark

What is bulimia?

  • people purge after eating only a small snack
  • life threatening eating
  • People eat large amounts of foods
  • you purge and trying to get rid

What are the causes of the bulimia?

  • living the fear of gaining weight
  • Forcing yourself to vomit
  • exercise too much to keep from gaining weight after bingeing
  • Eating until the point of discomfort or pain

Prognosis

  • complete physical exam
  • blood and urine tests
  • teens girls and women are more likely to have bulimia then boys and men are
  • psychological evaluation
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Treatment

  • Need professional treatment
  • Most people with bulimia do recover
  • You can't treat bulimia on your own
  • Healthy relationship can help prevent a reapse

Personal Statement

  • If you have bulimia then you can tell other people about it
  • You can be aware of warning signs
  • You can choose to eat healthy
  • You can teach others to eat healthy

Summarized

  • It's a eating disorder
  • Girls mostly have then guys
  • Poeple may skip meals
  • They may eat to much
  • They may vomit with small amount of foods