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Question by  allornothing27 (84)

What are the dangers of bulimia?

I know there are a lot of dangers.


Answer by  Moma123 (1043)

Bulimia can cause chronic gastric reflux, after eating. Dehydration and dental decay due to excessive vomiting. Electrolyte imablance leading to cardiac arrest and death. Inflammation of esophagus. Bulimia can also cause constipation, infertility, peptic ulcer, enlarged salivary glands and swollen glands in neck and oral tauma.


Answer by  bubbyboy (9929)

Bulimia can be fatal. One of the biggest dangers is a potassium depletion which can lead to irregular heartbeat and sudden death. Dental decay from stomach acid can be present. A stomach or some tearing or rupture in the digestive system is very possible. Depression and suicide thoughts often occur.


Answer by  John (9008)

Physically, it causes severe damage to the esophagus and can also result in ulcers and malnutrition. Psychologically, it can create or worsen depression and lead to self-injuring.


Answer by  Milette4 (900)

The dangers associated with Bulimia results from frequent vomiting and leads to intestinal problems, damage to the esophagus and teeth. The acid content of vomit causes ulcers inside the mouth. Liver and kidney damage may also occur. Because the body doesn't get a chance to extract nutrients and vitamins from food, muscle weakness, hormonal imbalance and eventually death may occur.


Answer by  Shifana (12)

The complications of Bulimia nervosa include pitting of teeth and oesophageal conseqences due to repeated self-induced vomiting,electrolyte abnormalities,cardiac arrythmias and renal problems.

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