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At Bulimia.com, we provide much-needed bulimia nervosa resources for those in need of bulimia help or those suffering from other related eating disorders. We offer well-researched articles to help you understand the signs and symptoms of various eating disorders, and what type of recovery and treatment options are available. We also help you better understand how eating disorders are affected by mental health, and vice versa.

Whether you’re suffering from an eating disorder or know someone who is, we can help you on the road to recovery and live a healthier life.

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Bulimia Nervosa Resources

Learn about bulimia nervosa, including signs and symptoms of the eating disorder, health risks associated with it, and how to find treatment.

  • Effects of Bulimia on the Hands & Knuckles
    Effects of Bulimia on the Hands & Knuckles

    Bulimia nervosa (BN) is an eating disorder that can cause significant wear on the hands and the knuckles specifically, resulting in something called Russell’s sign (also referred to as “bulimia hands”). This occurs primarily because of the incisors repeatedly grinding against the skin when a person induces vomiting.

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  • Is Bulimia an Addiction?
    Is Bulimia an Addiction?

    Bulimia nervosa (BN) is a mental health condition that manifests as disordered eating behavior. But it can also share many of the same characteristics of drug addiction. Recent research has found similar connections in the brain that are activated when someone engages in a binging episode and when someone uses recreational drugs.

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  • The Relationship Between Bulimia & Anxiety 
    The Relationship Between Bulimia & Anxiety 

    Bulimia nervosa (BN) is an eating disorder and mental health condition that commonly co-occurs with other mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety. 

    When it comes to anxiety in particular, the condition can be complexly intertwined with BN, and either condition can lead to the development of the other. In fact, studies have shown that as many as 65% of people with an eating disorder also have an anxiety disorder. [1]

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Eating Disorders Information

Learn more about eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder, and how to get help.

  • Food Addiction 
    Food Addiction 

    Food addiction is a relatively new diagnosis, primarily characterized by compulsive eating. While it is similar to binge eating disorder (BED), and some experts argue that the two conditions should not be separated, enough research has been done to find distinctive characteristics of food addiction, including its own types of eating behaviors and food addiction symptoms.

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  • Choosing the Best Eating Disorder Treatment Centers
    Choosing the Best Eating Disorder Treatment Centers

    If you or a loved one are struggling with an eating disorder, you’ll likely want to enroll in a treatment program as quickly as possible. And while it’s important to get help in a timely manner, some time should be taken to consider the type of treatment facility you choose.

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  • Amenorrhea and Anorexia
    Amenorrhea and Anorexia

    Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual periods in biological women.  Certain scenarios have been known to naturally bring about this condition, including pregnancy, breastfeeding, certain hormonal contraceptives, and menopause. But sometimes, amenorrhea is a sign of a deeper problem.

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Treatment Help

Eating disorder treatment is just a call away. Read about the different types of treatment and therapies available.

  • Choosing the Best Eating Disorder Treatment Centers
    Choosing the Best Eating Disorder Treatment Centers

    If you or a loved one are struggling with an eating disorder, you’ll likely want to enroll in a treatment program as quickly as possible. And while it’s important to get help in a timely manner, some time should be taken to consider the type of treatment facility you choose.

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  • Free & Low-Cost Resources for Eating Disorder Help 
    Free & Low-Cost Resources for Eating Disorder Help 

    Eating disorder treatment is often covered by health insurance, but for some, the cost of treatment for an eating disorder is just too high. Some patients may still get copayment or deductible bills, and they must pay monthly premiums to keep their plans intact. Others don’t have health insurance at all.

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  • How to Get Eating Disorder Treatment Coverage from Insurance Companies
    How to Get Eating Disorder Treatment Coverage from Insurance Companies

    Eating disorder treatment is covered by a large number of insurance policies. But most require families and their doctors to prove that care is needed; sometimes, care teams and insurance administrators disagree about how treatment should work.

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