Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa is the cycle of binge eating followed by attempts to counteract the effects of binge eating. Individuals with bulimia frequently eat unusually large amounts of food in a relatively short period. Each binge-eating episode usually continues the person becomes painfully pain.

Common symptoms include:
– Regular intake of large amounts of food accompanied by a sense of loss of control over eating behavior
– Recurrent episodes of inappropriate purging behaviors such as vomiting, laxative or diuretic abuse, fasting, and/or obsessive or compulsive exercise
– Extreme concern with body weight and shape