Bulimia can have serious health consequences.

This eating disorder causes more than just unhealthy weight loss. Every system in your body is dependent on nutrition and healthy eating habits to function properly. When you disrupt your natural metabolism through binging and purging, your body can be seriously affected.

Bulimia can also cause:

  • anemia
  • low blood pressure and irregular heart rate
  • dry skin
  • ulcers
  • decreased electrolyte levels and dehydration
  • esophageal ruptures from excessive vomiting
  • gastrointestinal problems
  • irregular periods
  • kidney failure

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