Definition of Bulimia:
Bulimia is an illness defined by food binges, or recurrent episodes of significant overeating, that are accompanied by a sense of loss of control. The affected person then uses various methods -- such as vomiting or laxative abuse -- to prevent weight gain.
Someone with bulimia may also suffer from anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder involving severe, chronic weight loss that proceeds to starvation, but many bulimics do not suffer from anorexia.
Drugs associated with Bulimia
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Harvard Health Guide:
Synonym(s): Binge eating disorder; Bulimia Nervosa