Bulimia or Bulimia Nervosa is a disease that is a type of eating disorder. Sometimes, this disease creates harmful results not only in physical manner, but psychologically as well. Today, the numbers of persons affected with Bulimia Nervosa have become much more. Here are some facts about Bulimia Nervosa.
The person affected with Bulimia Nervosa, loses its control over over-eating and repeats it within short intervals of time. However, it does not mean that the affected person does not realize its bad eating habit. He or she feels much guilty and know very well that he or she is gaining weight and excessive fat rapidly.
2. Women vs Men
There is a strange thing about Bulimia Nervosa that mostly women get affected with Bulimia Nervosa. Moreover, among women, the most affected women are youngsters rather than elders.
There is no well-defined cause of Bulimia Nervosa. However, it is observed that carelessness in eating, off-time eating and eating during some casual work outs like reading and watching television are the common causes of Bulimia Nervosa.
The common symptoms of Bulimia Nervosa are eating heavy meals after a short interval of time, going to washroom just after eating and compulsive exercise.
Therapies like nutritional therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy as well as some anti-depressant medicines are the recommended treatments for patients of Bulimia.