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What are different homeopathic remedies for Eating disorders? – Part 2

• Bulimia nervosa is a condition of eating disorder.
• This is indicated by binge eating and purging.
• These people consume a large amount of food in a short amount of time.
These people try purging techniques like:
– Vomiting
– Taking a laxative
– Taking a diuretic
– Excessive exercise
• Bulimia nervosa is considered to be less life threatening than anorexia.
• The occurrence of bulimia nervosa is higher.
• Bulimia nervosa is nine times more likely to occur in women than men.
• The vast majority of those with bulimia nervosa are at normal weight.
• Antidepressants, especially SSRIs, are widely used in the treatment of bulimia nervosa.
• Patients who have bulimia nervosa are often linked with having impulsive behaviors.
This involves
– overspending
– sexual behaviors
– having family histories of alcohol and substance abuse
– mood
– eating disorders

Signs and Symptoms of Bulimia Nervosa

• Rapid and out-of-control eating
• Self-induced vomiting
• Other forms of purging
• Chronic gastric reflux after eating
• Dehydration and hypokalemia caused by frequent vomiting
• Electrolyte imbalance, which can lead to cardiac arrhythmia, cardiac arrest, and even death
• Esophagitis, or inflammation of the esophagus
• Boerhaave syndrome, a rupture in the esophageal wall due to vomiting
• Oral trauma
• Gastroparesis or delayed emptying
• Constipation
• Infertility
• Enlarged glands in the neck, under the jaw line
• Peptic ulcers
• Calluses or scars on back of hands due to repeated trauma from incisors
• Weight fluctuations are common
• The erosion on the lower teeth was caused by Bulimia.
• Severe dental erosion
• Perimolysis, or the erosion of tooth enamel
• Swollen salivary glands
• Constant vomiting can lead to gastroesophageal reflux
• Dry skin
• Loose skin
• Thin or dull hair
• salivary glands
• Bloating or fullness
• Lack of energy

Other common Signs and Symptoms

• Is very secretive about eating and does not eat around other people.
• Sneaks food or hides food in the house. You may notice that large amounts of food are missing.
• Has frequent weight changes.
• Has irregular menstrual cycles.
• Seems preoccupied with exercise.
• Often talks about dieting, weight, and body shape.
• Seems to be overusing laxatives and diuretics.

Homeopathic Remedies for Eating Disorder (Bulimia Nervosa)

1. Argentum nit.
This remedy is indicated to a person with the following symptoms:
• binging especially with chocolate
• fixed ideas
• impulsive behavior
• anticipation
• overriding impulses for certain foods
• chocolate
• salty foods
• they will eat a whole box of chocolates until sick.

2. Carcinosin
This remedy is indicated to a person with the following symptoms:
• obsessive compulsive disorder
• perfectionism
• fear of becoming fat
• fear of rejection
• abuse
• grief or fear
• often related to weight

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