Most of the time bulimia starts with anorexia, but then maybe they go to somewhere with a lot of food and they lose control and binge. To get rid of the calories they purge an then this becomes an addiction. Bulimia is much more common than anorexia because not all bulimics have anorexia, but most anorexics have bulimic tendencies.
Bulimia has more immediate effects, but a person is more likely to die or have lifelong complications from anorexia.
Women are more likely and most people from ages 11- 19 are more common to suffer either bulimia and anorexia nervosa, but adults can suffer from these eating disorders too.
Anorexia, Bulimia, And Binge Eating
It is just a shorter version of the full name. Anorexia is short for Anorexia Nervosa. Therefore, Anorexia Nervosa is commonly referred to as Anorexia. (As is Bulimia. Bulimia is short for Bulimia Nervosa.)
Yes. Anorexia is evident in the not eating & drastic weight loss. Bulimia can be hidden for YEARS & years!
Anorexia is different from bulimia because anorexia is were you eat no food and you get really skiny were you see your bones and bulimia is were if you eat food you puke it back up and you see your bones as well and there is no cure to anorexia and bulimia.
Yes, there are unfortunately very many celebrities with anorexia and bulimia.
Anorexia is the second most common eating disroder, after bulimia.
Anorexia and bulimia are mental illnesses which result from an excessive fear of getting fat.