How To Spot A Bulimic Person

How To Spot A Bulimic Person


“If only I’ve seen the signs earlier, my daughter would still be alive. I was so blind.”

This was the statement of a mother who lost her teenage daughter to bulimia. According to Eating Disorder Hope, 4% of women in the United States will experience bulimic tendencies in their lifetime. About 3.9% of men and women with bulimia will die because of the disorder. Finally, it was revealed that only 6% of bulimics will succumb to support and treatment. This eating disorder is truly a silent killer and people are unaware of how to “see” the symptoms.

What is the face of an eating disorder? Often, we envision a young thin white woman. — Alexis Conason Psy.D.

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