Are You Eating Too Much?

Bulimia Nervosa

Did You Know?

  • Bulimia Nervosa is a disease where you binge eat and then purge it
  • binge eating means that you eat too much in a short period of time
  • usually contains junk food and sometimes is done in private
  • a survey of 496 adolescent girls reported that more than 12 percent experienced some form of eating disorder by the time they were 20.
  • Britney Spears had Bulimia Nervosa


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulimia_nervosa#History

http://www.popcrunch.com/30-famous-people-who-have-suffered-from-bulimia/

Symptoms

  • Tooth enamel erosion, gum infections, cavities, and tooth discoloration (caused by stomach acids from frequent vomiting)
  • feeling depressed, anxious or guilty
  • Basing your self-esteem and value upon your body shape and weight.
  • Eats lots of food in a short time (binge eating, then purges by forcing themselves to throw up, doing lots of exercise, or taking laxatives
  • Gastrointestinal upset