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A True Story about Bulimia Nervosa

Approximately 4.7 million women will have their lives threatened by bulimia nervosa. Like other eating disorders, bulimia is complicated and not fully understood.  Those suffering will often binge on large amounts of food and then purge their calories through behaviors such as vomiting, use of laxatives, use of diet pills, or excessive exercising. Magnolia Creek…

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There is More to Bulimia Nervosa

By Angela Nix, Family Therapist Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by a cycle of eating substantial amounts of food (binge eating), followed by purging to rid the body of unwanted calories. People dealing with bulimia nervosa often feel they have no control over their hunger when they binge, and this repetitive cycle controls…