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Risk Factors for Bulimia

•    Recurring exposure to gastric acidic contents can erode tooth enamel with the related dental cavities 
•    Soreness and swelling of salivary glands due to repeated vomiting
•    Risk of stomach ulcers and rupture in the esophagus as well as stomach
•    Abnormal build up of intestinal fluids
•    Disruption of the function of normal bowel release
•    Dehydration and electrolytic imbalance
•    Irregular heartbeat leading to strokes
•    Risk of suicidal tendencies
•    a decrease in libido

Fortunately bulimics need no hospitalization and can be treated as outpatients. These are the risk factors that accompany Bulimia Nervosa.

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