Bulimia and High Blood Pressure

Bulimia is a type of eating disorder, in which a person fears getting fat; therefore they binge (eat large amounts of food) and then purge (vomit, use a laxaitive, or excessively exercise) in order to lose the caloric intake and maintain their weight. Some of the potential health problems of binge eating disorder include high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, and heart disease as a result of elevated triglyceride levels.