Bulimia and Hair Loss

First of all this article is for information only and is not designed to aid self diagnosis. Sufferers of bulimia or other eating disorders must seek professional advice immediately from your GP. Furthermore we may be in a position to assist when dealing with hair loss which may result.

Also Bulimia is a serious condition that can be fatal. Bulimia is a mental disorder. Consequently, the patient’s identity and self-esteem are dependent on the body weight and the body’s image.

Symptoms include:

Firstly, you might eat excessive quantities of food consumed within a short period of time. Furthermore, Bulimia sufferers to avoid weight gain may induced vomiting. In addition, the misuse of Laxatives, diuretics, enemas, fasting and excessive exercise are all common signs. The consequential symptoms tend to occur frequently and over several months.

Who may be affected. 

Most noteworthy, Bulimia affects both sexes. Also the average age of onset for bulimia is 18 years. Even more alarming, Bulimia may affect children as young as 9 and adults into their mid-40s. Both Anorexia & Bulimia may cause serious and potentially fatal physical and psychological conditions. Organ failure and other such vital functions may suffer serious consequences: Heart, Endocrine system, Nervous system, Kidneys, Blood etc. May result in death from multiple organ failure, starvation, gastric hemorrhaging, or suicide.

Treatment 

Medication in required urgently. Furthermore, Nutritional therapy and Psychotherapy are will help you to recover. 

Triggers

You may suffer from Self dissatisfaction, Family issues, Emotional stresses, Educational & Work problems.

Hair loss is an obvious side effect or symptom. Most importantly, you must get professional medical help from your GP immediately. We can help with hair recovery working with your Doctor if appropriate.

Finally, if you notice any of the above symptoms or are worried about a loved one, please don’t waist time. Also, talk to them.

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