Signs and Symptoms of Bulimia Nervosa:

  • eating a large amount of food in a short period of time
  • feeling unable to stop eating
  • purging through vomiting, laxatives, diuretics, enemas, fasting, or excessive exercise
  • swollen glands
  • broken blood vessels in eyes or face from vomiting
  • teeth marks, scabs, or scars from using fingers to induce vomiting
  • going to the bathroom shortly after eating
  • mood swings
  • gastric complaints
  • sore throat
  • preoccupation with food and weight
  • other addictive behaviors (drinking alcohol, smoking, shopping, drugs, etc.)

Source: Eating Disorders: The Journey to Recovery Workbook (Laura J. Goodman & Mona Villapiano)