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Bulimia nervosa is a type of eating disorder. It is often called just bulimia. A person with bulimia eats a lot of food in a short amount of time. This is called binging. The person may fear gaining weight after a binge. Binging also can cause feelings of shame and guilt. So, the person tries to "undo" the binge by getting rid of the food. This is called purging.
Scientists uncover neurological reason why people with eating disorders can override desire for food

Scientists uncover neurological reason why people with eating disorders can override desire for food

Researchers identify genetic risk factor for binge eating

Researchers identify genetic risk factor for binge eating

Mortality risk higher in people with eating disorders

Mortality risk higher in people with eating disorders

Psychological techniques help reduce body dissatisfaction in women with bulimia nervosa

Psychological techniques help reduce body dissatisfaction in women with bulimia nervosa

Holidays can be a tough time for people with eating disorders

Holidays can be a tough time for people with eating disorders

Adolescents with bulimia nervosa recover faster when parents involved in treatment

Adolescents with bulimia nervosa recover faster when parents involved in treatment

Study sheds light on Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Study sheds light on Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Transgender people at greater risk for eating disorders

Transgender people at greater risk for eating disorders

Shire announces FDA approval of Vyvanse Capsules for binge eating disorder

Shire announces FDA approval of Vyvanse Capsules for binge eating disorder

LCS Therapeutics collaborates to commercialize patent on method to treat binge eating disorder

LCS Therapeutics collaborates to commercialize patent on method to treat binge eating disorder

New drug naming system to be presented at ECNP conference in Berlin

New drug naming system to be presented at ECNP conference in Berlin

OCD diagnosis raises risk of subsequent schizophrenia

OCD diagnosis raises risk of subsequent schizophrenia

Researchers observe link between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases

Researchers observe link between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases

Oral health: The gateway to your overall health

Oral health: The gateway to your overall health

New textbook provides facts and dispels myths on sugar/fructose consumption

New textbook provides facts and dispels myths on sugar/fructose consumption

Study shows binge-eating disorder is associated with substantial lifelong impairments

Study shows binge-eating disorder is associated with substantial lifelong impairments

Binge eating disorder is different from anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa

Binge eating disorder is different from anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa

Two gene mutations associated with increased risk of developing eating disorders

Two gene mutations associated with increased risk of developing eating disorders

New treatment methods aim to help people reduce binge-eating behavior

New treatment methods aim to help people reduce binge-eating behavior

Study shows certain brain cells play critical role in anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder

Study shows certain brain cells play critical role in anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder