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09 Oct 2009

Bulimia
i have a friend who has been bulimic for a number of years, she realises that it needs psychological attention, but what physical damage is being done? please could you provide me with some info?thanks
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Anon
They lose a lot of stomach acid with vomiting - this causes decay of the teeth, electrolyte abnormalities in the blood, leading to heart arrythmias, gastric ulcers, ulcers in the esophagus, vitamin shortages, anemia and hair loss.
See also http://helpguide.org/mental/bulimia_signs_symptoms_causes_treatment.htm
Dr Bets
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