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  • Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder and a serious mental illness.
  • People with bulimia nervosa binge eat large amounts of food in a relatively short period of time.
  • They then make up for this  food intake with behaviours such as vomiting or excessive exercise. 
  • Bulimia nervosa can go undetected for a long time.
  • This is because people with the condition can have a body weight close to the healthy range, and may hide their behaviours.
  • Understanding the signs of bulimia nervosa and seeking early treatment is the best way to begin your journey to a complete recovery.

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Reviewed on: 18-11-2019