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IS BULIMIA LIFE-THREATENING DISORDER ?

BULIMIA

Bulimia, also known as bulimia nervosa is a serious, potentially life-threatening disorder. People who suffer from bulimia regularly overeat then they are trying to get rid of the calories the unhealthy way – vomiting.

After episodes of uncontrolled entry of large amounts of food, people with bulimia threw out food by forced vomiting or excessive use of laxatives and diuretics.

If you suffer from bulimia, you know how hard it is with each passing day you lose more and more control over your own life.

THESE FOLLOWING TIPS WILL HELP YOU DEAL WITH BULIMIA:

  • ACCEPT THAT YOU HAVE A PROBLEM.

Although the bulimia voice tells you that the road to happiness and success is the "ideal" number of kilograms, it is necessary to gather the courage to do the first step – admit and accept that your relationship to food is compromised and not under your control and that you need help.

  • SHARE YOUR PROBLEM WITH A PERSON THAT YOU TRUST.

It will not be easy to talk about your secret, especially if it’s a long time kept secret. If you want to get out of that dark circle, you need support. Therefore, find someone you trust and tell them your problem.

  • AVOID PEOPLE, PLACES AND ACTIVITIES THAT TEMPT YOU.

At the beginning of the treatment it’s best to avoid everything that can put you back in the hands of bulimia like hanging out with friends who often talk about diets and weight reduction, reading fashion magazines etc.

  • DISCOVER THE MAIN REASON FOR YOUR DISORDER.

 The main problem for people who suffer from bulimia is not overeating, but abusing food for managing negative feelings like anger, frustration, depression, low self-esteem, fear. It is important to discover what “eats you inside”. Remember, OBESITY IS NOT A FEELING.

If you feel unattractive because you are overweight, ask yourself what led to that situation, what really is the problem? Are you upset about something? Are you stressed? Maybe you feel depressed or lonely? Once you find the reason, it will be easier to deal with the problem.

  • ENHANCE THE IMAGE YOU HAVE OF YOURSELF.

The vision that you have for yourself should not be based just on your appearance. Do not ignore the inner qualities that you possess. Learn to see yourself completely.

  • LEARN HOW TO EAT HEALTHY.

In order to have a successful fight with bulimia, you must learn how to eat properly. With the help of a dietician make healthy eating plan and stick to it.

  • ASK FOR A PROFESSIONAL HELP.

It is necessary for you to consult with a professional medical person who has experience in treating this kind of disorders.

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