Posted on Aug 20, 2008 | Comments 0
When you have bulimia nervosa, you may feel trapped by this addiction like relationship with the food.
You will try to engage yourself in overeating and then try to reduce those extra pounds of your body by implementing various unhealthy ways such as self-induced vomiting or extreme exercising.
Bulimia nervosa is a serious eating disorder and also considered as potentially life threatening disorder. So, try to know more about this serious eating disorder.
Women are at increased risk!
Bulimia nervosa usually begins in adolescence or early stages of adulthood. Like anorexia nervosa, more often, females become victims to this potentially life-threatening eating disorder.
It is estimated that approximately 2% to 3% of young women mostly develop bulimia nervosa, when compared with one half to 1% that has been estimated to suffer with anorexia nervosa.
Many researches have concluded that about 50% of those who are suffering with anorexia nervosa can become bulimic later in their life. So, if you already have anorexia nervosa, take better care of yourself to avoid bulimia nervosa.
Follow these steps to recover from bulimia nervosa!
It is quite possible for you to treat your bulimia nervosa on your own. Follow these simple steps and implement them in your routine life to manage bulimic condition.
- Get balanced nutrition regularly: Consult your health care provider or any diet expert and try to know how to include balanced nutrition in your regular diet routine. If you feel that you are not eating well or you are frequently purging food, it implies that your body is not getting enough nutrients and vitamins to meet its daily needs. So, try to take better advice and include all those essential vitamins and nutrients sufficient for your body.
- Learn more about bulimia nervosa: Educate yourself about your condition. Try to know more about its causes, symptoms and other complications associated with it. This can help you to empower yourself and also helps you to keep up your motivation to give up this bulimic condition.
- Get better support from your family and friends: Never try to isolate yourself from your family and friends, who always want to see you happy and healthy. Discuss about your most serious bulimia nervosa eating disorder. This can help you to cope up well with the disease.
- Always be kind to yourself: Never try to treat yourself too harshly that can hurt self esteem and make you to lose your self-confidence. If you are trying to hurt yourself, it is nothing but simply you are adding more fuel to your unhealthy habits.
Try to consider these essential steps in your routine life. Apart from these steps, take better suggestions from your personal physician and make your life happy and healthy.
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