Treatment For Bulimia

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Treatment For Bulimia

Every disease there is a cure

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1.THERAPY FOR BULIMIA NERVOSA

For most people, therapy is a major component of bulimia recovery. Often, due to the shame surrounding eating disorders or other personal reasons, people keep their condition a secret. If you have been hidiit can be extremely therapeutic just to open up and talk to someone about what you have been going through. Though this person can be a friend or family member, talking to a therapist or counselor should always be part of bulimia treatment. Beyond simply serving as someone to open up to, a counselor can help you develop coping methods to handle your bulimia triggers without acting on them.

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2.COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

CBT

CB T can be performed in either individual or group sessions, so you can participate in CBT treatment in whatever way you feel most comfortable.

Inpatient Treatment for Bulimia Recovery

i s often a better option for people who have a long-standing case of bulimia nervosa. Given the nature of the disease and the tendency to hide it, people can st ruggle with bulimia for decades before seeking treatment. In these cases, inpatient care may be the best option because it significantly reduces the risk of exposure to one's bulimia triggers

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cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). CBT aims to teach patients new skills that shift their ideas about eating and body image, effectively targeting the mental and behavioral aspects of bulimia nervosa

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Treatment For Bulimia

Every disease there is a cure

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1.THERAPY FOR BULIMIA NERVOSA

For most people, therapy is a major component of bulimia recovery. Often, due to the shame surrounding eating disorders or other personal reasons, people keep their condition a secret. If you have been hidiit can be extremely therapeutic just to open up and talk to someone about what you have been going through. Though this person can be a friend or family member, talking to a therapist or counselor should always be part of bulimia treatment. Beyond simply serving as someone to open up to, a counselor can help you develop coping methods to handle your bulimia triggers without acting on them.

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2.COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

CBT

CB T can be performed in either individual or group sessions, so you can participate in CBT treatment in whatever way you feel most comfortable.

Inpatient Treatment for Bulimia Recovery

i s often a better option for people who have a long-standing case of bulimia nervosa. Given the nature of the disease and the tendency to hide it, people can st ruggle with bulimia for decades before seeking treatment. In these cases, inpatient care may be the best option because it significantly reduces the risk of exposure to one's bulimia triggers

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cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). CBT aims to teach patients new skills that shift their ideas about eating and body image, effectively targeting the mental and behavioral aspects of bulimia nervosa

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ANTIDEPRESSANTS MAY HELP REDUCE THE SYMPTOMS OF BULIMIA WHEN USED ALONG WITH PSYCHOTHERAPY. THE ONLY ANTIDEPRESSANT SPECIFICALLY APPROVED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO TREAT BULIMIA IS FLUOXETINE (PROZAC), A TYPE OF SELECTIVE SEROTONIN REUPTAKE INHIBITOR (SSRI), WHICH MAY HELP EVEN IF YOU'RE NOT DEPRESSED.

-MEDICATION TREATMENT

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Dietitians can design an eating plan to help you achieve healthy eating habits to avoid hunger and cravings and to provide good nutrition. Eating regularly and not restricting your food intake is important in overcoming bulimia.

NUTRITION EDUCATION

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HOSPITALISATION BULIMIA CAN USUALLY BE TREATED OUTSIDE OF THE HOSPITAL. BUT IF SYMPTOMS ARE SEVERE, WITH SERIOUS HEALTH COMPLICATIONS, YOU MAY NEED TREATMENT IN A HOSPITAL. SOME EATING DISORDER PROGRAMS MAY OFFER DAY TREATMENT RATHER THAN INPATIENT HOSPITALIZATION.

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TREATMENT CHALLENGE!

Although most people with bulimia do recover , some find that symptoms don't go away entirely. Periods of bingeing and purging may come and go through the years, depending on your life circumstances, such as recurrence during times of high stress.

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Wikipedia

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ANTIDEPRESSANTS MAY HELP REDUCE THE SYMPTOMS OF BULIMIA WHEN USED ALONG WITH PSYCHOTHERAPY. THE ONLY ANTIDEPRESSANT SPECIFICALLY APPROVED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO TREAT BULIMIA IS FLUOXETINE (PROZAC), A TYPE OF SELECTIVE SEROTONIN REUPTAKE INHIBITOR (SSRI), WHICH MAY HELP EVEN IF YOU'RE NOT DEPRESSED.

-MEDICATION TREATMENT

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Dietitians can design an eating plan to help you achieve healthy eating habits to avoid hunger and cravings and to provide good nutrition. Eating regularly and not restricting your food intake is important in overcoming bulimia.

NUTRITION EDUCATION

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HOSPITALISATION BULIMIA CAN USUALLY BE TREATED OUTSIDE OF THE HOSPITAL. BUT IF SYMPTOMS ARE SEVERE, WITH SERIOUS HEALTH COMPLICATIONS, YOU MAY NEED TREATMENT IN A HOSPITAL. SOME EATING DISORDER PROGRAMS MAY OFFER DAY TREATMENT RATHER THAN INPATIENT HOSPITALIZATION.

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TREATMENT CHALLENGE!

Although most people with bulimia do recover , some find that symptoms don't go away entirely. Periods of bingeing and purging may come and go through the years, depending on your life circumstances, such as recurrence during times of high stress.