There are three key signs of bulimia and these show themselves as psychological signs, behaviour patterns and assorted physical signs.
If you think you might have bulimia, it’s time to get some help, talk to a friend or ask your GP for help.
|Psychological signs||Behaviour patterns||Physical signs|
|Volatile mood swings||Eating excessive amounts of food
over a certain period of time
|Dry or poor skin|
|A feeling of being out of control
|Being sick after eating||Sore throat|
|Feeling guilty about eating||Abusing laxatives||Swollen glands|
|Feeling ashamed or depressed||Excessive exercising||Mouth infections|
|Poor perception of body weight and size||Restricting calories||Irregular periods|
|Fear of gaining weight||Stomach pains|
Red – danger symptoms
Blue – associated symptoms
If you have bulimia symptoms, talk to your GP.