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Bulimia is an eating disorder characterized by bingeing (overeating) and compensatory behavior to counter the bingeing, namely self-induced vomiting. Bulimics also abuse laxatives, fast, or compulsively exercise in order to compensate for the bingeing. Bulimics will eat a large amount of food in one sitting, and then feel guilty or out of control. This triggers the vomiting or compensatory behavior. Some bulimics will vomit after eating anything, even small meals and snacks. Bulimia is obviously detrimental to your health, with many other health concerns associated with it. Like anorexia, bulimia is treated through therapy, support groups and psychological treatment.

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Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia
Compulsive Overeating