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Also known as: bulimia
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Dr. Abhimanyu Chandak
Your provider will work with you to develop a care plan that may include one or more of these treatment options.
Treatment consists of antidepressants, counseling, medication and nutrition education.
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Antidepressants: Reduce certain symptoms.

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2 hours ago Bulimia Treatment. Bulimia nervosa, more commonly referred to as bulimia, is a serious and potentially life-threatening eating disorder. Professional treatment is often necessary to overcome the disorder. Those with bulimia may receive a combination of therapeutic approaches, such as psychotherapy (individual or group counseling), family

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Just Now Nutrition and Diet's Role in Bulimia Treatment. A nutrient-dense, sugar-free diet may help reduce binge eating. Also, eliminate alcohol, caffeine, flavor enhancers, most salt, and cigarettes.

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6 hours ago Symptoms of bulimia include: extreme concern over body weight or body shape. eating large quantities of food over a short period, often in secret. binge eating followed by self-induced vomiting; use of laxatives, diuretics, enemas or suppositories; fasting or severe dieting; or excessive exercise. Bulimia can cause a number of physical symptoms

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3 hours ago Medication is a treatment option for bulimia but isn’t generally enough to curb symptoms. However, therapy and medication work well together and will put you in the best place for recovery.

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Just Now Eating disorders have been traditionally seen as predominantly a female disorder, but evidence suggests that men are suffering more now too. 6. Eating disorders don’t exist in isolation. The emotional problems your bulimic client suffers may be a cause or an effect of bulimia. Or, in a kind of vicious cycle, it may be both.

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5 hours ago Early treatment can often prevent future problems. Bulimia, and the malnutrition that results, can affect nearly every organ system in the body. Bulimia can be deadly. If you suspect bulimia, talk with a healthcare provider for more information. How is bulimia treated? Bulimia is usually treated with both individual therapy and family therapy.

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Just Now Bulimia. Bulimia is an illness in which a person binges on food or has regular episodes of overeating and feels a loss of control. The person then uses different methods—such as vomiting or abusing laxatives—to prevent weight gain. Many (but not …

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8 hours ago Treatment of Bulimia . Bulimia causes extreme preoccupation with the body, contributing to binging/purging behaviors. A person living with this disorder can live in constant fear of gaining weight. This behavior can cause severe struggles with a loss of control when binge eating.

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1 hours ago Eating disorders can cause serious health problems related to inadequate nutrition, overeating, bingeing and other factors. The type of health problems caused by eating disorders depends on the type and severity of the eating disorder. In many cases, problems caused by an eating disorder require ongoing treatment and monitoring.

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7 hours ago 2 Eating Disorder Treatment Options. 2.1 Look for options. 2.2 Setting up a Treatment Plan. 2.3 Psychological Therapy. 2.4 Nutrition Counselling. 2.5 Medications. 3 Some Helpful Tips For Eating Disorder Treatment. 3.1 Find a comfortable treatment plan. 3.2 Find a support system.

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6 hours ago Therapy, particularly cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), is the leading evidence-based treatment for bulimia. 2. Multiple therapies can be used concurrently, such as CBT and nutrition therapy, and may be combined with medication if necessary. Team members that might be involved in treatment for bulimia may include a: 3.

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3 hours ago What evidenced-based treatments have been shown to be effective for the treatment of bulimia? Fortunately, there is a greater awareness and understanding about this eating disorder, and with ongoing research about plausible causes and effective treatment

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8 hours ago Choosing a NJ Eating Disorder Recovery Facility. Locating care for bulimia or other eating disorder begins by dialing our toll-free hotline, or by looking through our comprehensive treatment locator accessible at the top of this page. What begins with a poor body image can quickly result in dental erosion and other damaging health effects.

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2 hours ago Treatment for bulimia is slightly different for adults and those under 18 years old. Treatment for adults Guided help. You will probably be offered a guided self-help programme as a first step in treating your bulimia. This often involves working through a self-help book combined with sessions with a healthcare professional, such as a therapist.

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7 hours ago The medical complications of bulimia nervosa range from fairly benign, transient symptoms, such as fatigue, bloating and constipation, to chronic or life-threatening conditions, including

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5 hours ago The initial focus in bulimia treatment is to achieve medical and psychiatric stabilization. While many patients suffering with bulimia are a normal weight at the time of admission, some may require weight restoration in addition to other stabilization efforts. Our medical experts understand the urgent need to safely “detox” from bulimia and

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the initial step in the treatment of bulimia?

  • Intensive outpatient programs: Weekly individual and group therapy programs
  • Partial hospitalization: Medical professionals monitor your symptoms more closely while offering support for your medical and psychological health
  • Residential programs: Available for those who don’t respond to outpatient or partial hospitalization

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What are some ways you can prevent bulimia?

Ways to reduce the risk of bulimia nervosa

  • Education about and awareness of the disorder and associated risk factors
  • Early intervention if risk factors are identified
  • Knowledge and maintenance of healthy eating habits
  • Cultivation of a positive self-image of the body
  • Maintenance of good mental health
  • Counseling as needed to identify and resolve areas of conflict and stress

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How is bulimia diagnosed and treated?

Talk to you about your eating habits, weight-loss methods and physical symptoms. Do a physical exam. Request blood and urine tests. Request a test that can identify problems with your heart (electrocardiogram) Perform a psychological evaluation, including a discussion of your attitude toward your body and weight.

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