This short video describes some important Bulimia facts which can be dangerous, even life-threatening.
Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder characterised by recurrent episodes of binge eating, followed by compensatory behaviours such as self-induced vomiting, excessive exercise, or the use of laxatives or diuretics. Individuals with bulimia often have a distorted body image and intense fear of gaining weight. It can have serious physical and psychological consequences, including electrolyte imbalances, gastrointestinal issues, and depression. Treatment typically involves a combination of therapy, nutritional counselling.
The 7 facts she discusses about bulimia:
- Damage to vocal cords
- Damage to Teeth
- Swollen faces (glands)
- Reproductive harm
- Hair Loss
- Brittle Bones
- Throats becoming torn and or Infected
Kati Morton is a licensed therapist who makes Mental Health videos.