Entries by Team EDRS

Consequences of Bulimia Nervosa

Consequences of Bulimia Nervosa   Bulimia nervosa is a serious type of eating disorder in which individuals engage in a harmful, potentially-fatal cycle of binge eating followed by purging. During a binge eating episode, an individual will feel out of control as they consume a large amount of food over a relatively short amount of […]

Oral Manifestations of Bulimia

Oral Manifestations of bulimia   Bulimia nervosa is a serious type of eating disorder in which someone engages in a dangerous, potentially-fatal cycle of binge eating and purging. During a binge eating episode, someone will feel out of control as they consume a large amount of food over a relatively short time period, while purging […]

Bulimia in Men

Bulimia in Men   The National Eating Disorders Association says that an estimated 10 million men and 20 million women in America will suffer from some type of an eating disorder. Contrary to often-gendered myths our society holds, these illnesses can develop in anyone regardless of their gender, age, and background.    What is Bulimia […]

Can Bulimia Lead to an Electrolyte Imbalance?

Can Bulimia Lead to an Electrolyte Imbalance?   According to The National Eating Disorders Association, an estimated 20 million American women and 10 million American men will suffer from some type of an eating disorder over the course of their lifetimes. These illnesses do not discriminate: they can develop in anyone regardless of their religion, […]

How Does Bulimia Affect the Esophagus?

How Does Bulimia Affect the Esophagus?   The National Eating Disorders Association estimates that about 20 million women and 10 million men will experience some type of an eating disorder over the course of their lives here in America. These are illnesses that do not discriminate, and can affect anyone regardless of their religion, gender, […]

What is Anorexia With Purging?

What is Anorexia with Purging?   Anorexia nervosa is a serious type of eating disorder in which individuals tend to restrict the types of food they eat as well as their caloric intake. Psychologists and historians have uncovered evidence that people have been showing signs of anorexia for hundreds–or perhaps even thousands–of years.   Subtypes […]