Home Remedies for Bulimia Nervosa

by Joseph Printer
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Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder that can be difficult to overcome. If you have Bulimia Nervosa, it can be overcome. However it has to take a lot of effort on your part, and you need help from family, friends, a counselor and/or therapist to help you stay on course and give you some perspective to your problems.

There are a lot of options out there to help you overcome your eating disorder. With specific diet choices, you can help replace your nutrient deficiencies, and you can also use meditation, yoga, journaling, counseling, talking with family and friends to help alleviate your anxieties and improve your mental health.

  1. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a drink that is made from a plant species called Aloe. Use Aloe Vera to help you reduce upset stomach and bloating. It will make the sufferer feel better and not worry about weight and size that comes with bloatedness. Aloe Vera will also prevent the anxiety that you might feel about said bloatedness and it would further help you on the road to recovery without further baggage weighing you down. Also, Aloe Vera will help decrease your risk of any infection happening in your stomach, and it has a lot of nutrients like calcium, copper, selenium, magnesium, potassium, and zinc to replace all the nutrients that were lost because of Bulimia Nervosa. And it’s pretty tasty, as well.

  1. Probiotics

Home Remedies for Bulimia NervosaUse probiotics to improve your gut health, give your gut good bacteria, and help cultivate the nutrients that your gut and body need to function and to return the bulimia sufferer’s health back to normal. It will also give your body something good for your immune system and something good for your body to improve itself as you work on your mental health.

  1. Nutritional Planning

Planning your dietary habits will allow you to look at your intake objectively, which can help you to stop eating impulsively and stop binge eating. It will allow to see where you are going wrong, where you are going right, and allow yourself to judge only your eating actions in order to steer the focus away from yourself. It will also alleviate your anxiety as it will focus on something that can be repairable with a bit of focus and effort, and not focusing negatively on yourself.

  1. Ginseng

Ginseng will help you relax and reduce your anxiety. Ginseng also boosts mood and stimulates appetite, making you hungry and in a happier mood to eat and not worry about thoughts that don’t matter.

  1. Yoga

Use yoga to improve your mental health so that you aren’t compelled to vomit via anxiety. Treats the impulsive and destructive patterns of bulimia nervosa. The more yoga you do, the calmer you are and the calmer you are, the less likely you’ll get stuck in a pattern of destructive thoughts that compel you to vomit. Also, every time you feel the need to vomit, do yoga instead for 15 minutes and, that way, you’ll calm day, and that compulsion will die down by then.

  1. Oranges

Oranges have vitamin C which acts as antioxidants against illnesses and infections. Produces collagen, which will then repair damaged cells and tissues, and it helps the healing process with bulimia nervosa. It will also help repair the stomach lining and the esophagus, which is damaged via multiple vomiting.

  1. Spinach

Spinach is high in folic acid, and it is also used to ease depression. Spinach also eases the dietary and mental afflictions of bulimia disorder. So, eat lots of spinach, it’s helpful for easing your depression and your mind and diet. And spinach is nutritious and good for getting your Vitamin A, B, C, E, and Iodine.

  1. Salmon

Salmon has a high amount of omega-3 to rebalance metabolism and organ systems in order to replace the nutrient deficiencies that are caused by bulimia nervosa. It’s good to have this type of protein and omega-3 to help your body get healthy again. Salmon is also a tasty fish to eat.

  1. Meditation

Home Remedies for Bulimia NervosaUse meditation to detach yourself from your intrusive thoughts and to reduce your anxiety and your compulsion to vomit. When you meditate, you take away your focus from yourself and start making a habit out of bringing your focus to the present. Meditation is good to take while you try to get your body’s nutrients back into your body.

  1. Emotional Self-Care

Taking emotional care of yourself is just as important as anything else. One thing you can do is to stop negative self-talk and start positive self-talk. For example: “I deserve to be happy” is positive self-talk. Meanwhile, “I only deserve bad things in my life” is negative self-talk. And you can also record your thoughts in a journal, state what you felt throughout the day, what you feel at present and rate your emotional distress in the journal from 1 to 10.

After journaling after a while, you’ll feel better. And you’ll also want to try talking to someone about your worries and about your bulimia progress and setbacks, just so they can help you put you back on track and so you can get another perspective to your problems. You can go to counseling or therapy because it’s well to have someone to talk to about your worries. Or you can talk to someone, whether family or friend, who will listen to you without judgment.

Overall, with enough attention to diet and mental health care and emotional self-care and a community of people supporting you and helping you get better, you’ll be able to overcome your Bulimia Nervosa Disorder. Aloe Vera, Probiotics, Ginseng, Oranges, Spinach, and Salmon will help replace the nutrients that you have lost due to your disorder, and it will keep you healthy as you try and improve your mental health. Nutritional Planning will help you put your objective focus on your diet habits instead of, negatively, on yourself.

Yoga and meditation will help you develop the habit of placing the focus on the present instead of yourself. And emotional self-care will teach you how to take emotional self-care of yourself by journaling, counseling, therapy and/or talking to family and/or friends. Stick to these steps, and you’ll be able to overcome Bulimia Nervosa Disorder and alleviate your anxiety.

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