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Bulimia
What is it?
Bulimia like Anorexia is an eating disorder with a psychological basis. Bouts of overeating, Bingeing are followed by the taking of laxatives or self induced vomiting to get rid of the food. Bulimia can affect both men and women although most of its victims are women in their twenties. Warning: Anyone who is suffering from bulimia should consult their doctor before turning to alternative treatment.
Symptoms:
Eating disorder, overeating, induced vomiting, weight loss.
Conventional Practice:
If deep psychological problems are an underlying cause, the doctor will refer you to a psychologist or psychotherapist to deal with the underlying cause such as a poor self image, social or personal problems.
Alternative Treatments:
  Naturopathy
  Naturopathy has concentrated on helping the body to cure itself. It aims to do this by means of various therapies, chiropractic, diets and dieting, exercise, hydrotherapy, massage, osteopathy, relaxation and breathing, and yoga. It also encourages people to think positively in terms of good health. More Info
   



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