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Treatment for bulimia eating disorder

Most often, sufferers of bulimia do not seek medical help for improving their disorder, as they are ashamed or ignorant of their condition. Therefore, many times it is the parents, friends and the relatives of the sufferers, who need to be alert and on suspecting any symptoms of bulimia seek medical advice. The treatment for bulimia disorder involves various combinations of methods like the interpersonal therapy, family therapy, patient education along with proper medication.

It must be understood that bulimia is a psychological condition along with dietary conditions; therefore, it also needs to be treated psychologically. Hence, the bulimia patient needs to be educated about food and that healthy diet will not affect their weight. In first place they must learn to avoid the over intake of food.

The treatment of bulimia eating disorder includes the drug therapy which includes various antidepressant drugs like the Prozac, luvox etc. The people under the drug therapy needs to be monitored carefully, as they have more suicidal tendency. The bulimia sufferers are low on in their body weight, body mass index, protein levels, therefore, they must be provided with proper nutrition and supplements. These natural therapies are greatly useful in improving the memory loss and other psychiatric conditions. Bulimia can also be treated with the use of homeopathy. Different methods that are used are the acupuncture, massage etc.

It is important for the bulimia patient to confide in some one about their disorder, therefore, the love and the support of the family members and friends is very necessary in order to boost their self-confidence about their looks, weight and health.

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