Bulimia is an eating disorder and mental health condition. People who have bulimia go through periods where they eat a lot of food in a very short amount of time (binge eating) and then make themselves sick (purging), use laxatives (medication to help them poo) or do excessive exercise, or a combination of these, to try to … Continue reading What is Bulimia?
What is Anorexia?
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by attempts to lose weight, to the point of starvation. Anorexia nervosa, often referred to simply as anorexia, is an eating disorder that is also characterized by low weight, fear of gaining weight, and a strong desire to be thin, resulting in food restriction. Many people with anorexia see themselves … Continue reading What is Anorexia?