Bulimia

Risk Factors

  • Women > men
  • Peek onset late teens

Symptoms

  • Gerd sx
  • Sore throat
  • Chronic, cycles of eating and purging→ vomiting or laxatives
  • Distorted body image
  • Don't necessarily lose weight unless coupled with anorexia

Physical Exam Findings

  • Dental decay
  • Prominent salivary glands
  • BMI often normal or elevated