What is bulimia?
It is very difficult to believe that unrestrained eatingfood is a mental illness. It turns out that the medical name of this behavior is called bulimia nervosa. They very often suffer from adolescents, who are deprived of love, who, because of misunderstanding, hate the whole world. They have in their heads an analogy of the general attitude to them about food. Eat in large quantities, and then artificially cause vomiting. It is difficult to understand this behavior, but you can help teenagers. The main thing is to know what is bulimia and how to treat it.
Symptoms of bulimia
Bulimia itself is a symptom of a more complex andserious disease. Such signs are given by a sick nervous system, a frustrated psyche, which has seriously disrupted the endocrine system. People's eating behavior is disturbed. People notice that a person starts eating in huge quantities. Moreover, eating passes by attacks: suddenly there is a strong feeling of hunger, begins to suck in the pit of stomach, weakness, dizziness, rapid breathing begin to shake hands from hunger. And when a person gets to eating, he begins to absorb it quickly and very much. Saturation does not come after 20 minutes, as in a healthy person, but only after 40-60 minutes. Can you imagine how much you can eat during this time?
The second variant of manifestation of bulimia is a constant intake of food. That is, a person is, without stopping, around the clock, even gets up at night and goes to the refrigerator.
The third manifestation of bulimia lies in the nightnutrition. With the approach of night, a man opens a crazy hunger, he begins to eat, unable to sleep for a long time, wakes up quickly and again goes to eat. In the daytime, such a person feels calmer.
Common signs of all kinds
And now about similar features for all optionsdisease. After eating, the second part of the attack comes in the patients, they need to get rid of all this food. They actively take a laxative and emetic medicine. It becomes such a frequent procedure that a person develops neurasthenia, lost interest in life, there comes a complete indifference to what is happening. Suddenly, acute heart failure occurs. This is also all the signs of bulimia that others may notice. These symptoms can lead to drug or drug dependence and even death. By the way, bulimia is another quality. Symptoms of anorexia in this case are absent, that is, there is no thinness, lack of weight. Therefore, patients with bulimia can not be seen by external signs.
Treatment of bulimia
First of all, one should not treat gluttony, butnervous system, it is necessary to protect the patient from stresses, experiences, including because of their own weight. It is necessary to help a person begin to love himself for who he is. There are many more ways to get rid of bulimia. And they can all be appointed only by a psychiatrist. Complex treatment of this disease is very effective now. Together with a psychiatrist with a patient, a nutritionist, a psychologist work, medications are prescribed. In this process, moral assistance and support of relatives and friends are very important. A person should feel their true love and care. Then he himself will begin to love himself as he is.