|What is Bulimia Nervosa? - Research by KL Kuala Lumpur Acupuncture Herbal Herbs Medicine Treatment
Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder of overeating and a preoccupation for the control of body weight in a bad way or too drastic.
There are some up to 1 per cent of the population is suffering from Bulimia Nervosa.
Symptoms of Bulimia Nervosa
World Health Organisation diagnosis of bulimia nervosa include the following:
- persistent preoccupation with eating and an irresistible craving for food.
- episodes of overeating in which large amounts of food are consumed in short periods of time.
- excessive exercise, induced vomiting after eating, starving for periods of time or taking medicines such as laxatives or diuretics to counteract the scare of weight gain.
- fear of obesity, which is also seen in people with anorexia nervosa, and there is some overlap in the symptoms of these two diseases.