People which suffering from bulimia often consume too much food at once. Therefore, then be resolved by inducing vomiting or by taking laxatives. Such ‘eating habits’ becomes a cycle. Even if sometimes bulimics show no change in the weight low enough that their disorders were easily recognizable.
However, their behavior can significantly damage the digestive tract, the mouth, teeth, and mucous membranes. And in their organism is difficult to retain vitamins and minerals but they can’t stay healthy long term.
The person with bulimia, eat frequently and more than the average. When you feel guilty about the amount of food entered. Therefore, they tried to expel food from the body before they ‘caught’ for the body. Some bulimics have periods of fasting and exercise to the point of exhaustion to cancel the effect of food eaten. Overeating causes them feelings of guilt that must be punished purification.
Bulimia & Anorexia
Although anorexia bulimia and often overlap, bulimia is much more difficult to observe. People suffering from this disorder usually masterful disguise. They often are not as skinny as patients suffering from anorexia. But most observers are not aware of the tragedy that affects that person. The best example of this hidden attack late is Princess Diana. She clinched the world with its charm, at the same time suffering from bulimia secret agony.
Parents often worry about the eating habits of their children but tend to rationally explain their perhaps irrational fears. After all, they are indeed often more than the first porridge which feeds your baby, take on the habit of worrying about whether a child is eating enough. But when you cross over the mouth of the statement ” She has such a good line, a really good appetite ”, feel free to think of her eating habits.
Professionals in the field of mental health diagnoses bulimia based on the following symptoms:
- Frequent episodes of binge eating
They manifest themselves slowly and discrete food intake during, for example, two hours, but when you finally think about it, this is a person ate significantly more than most could in the same time period. Or, however, a sense of loss of control over eating during binge episodes. It seems as if the person does not have control of what and how to eat.
- Repeatedly and inappropriate behavior
That replaces overeating in the struggle with overweight. In this self-induced vomiting falls, improper use of laxatives, diuretics or other drugs, starvation or excessive amounts of exercise.
- Overeating and ‘replacement’ behavior to prevent weight gain occurs at least twice a week for three months.
- The experience itself is based largely on appearance and body weight.
Such a conception of itself does not happen only during periods of starvation and excessive exercise.