MamaCheshire (cheshire23) wrote in ed_ucate,
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questions regarding excessive exercise

This sort of sprung off from the bulimic vs. b/p anorexic question, but it's coming at it from a different angle (where bulimia and BED intersect).

What would you consider someone who binges on a regular or semi-regular basis (more than twice a week on average) and ALSO exercises excessively on a regular basis, but the excessive exercise does not come directly after the binges, despite being seen by the person doing this as a way of "making up for" excessive food consumption? Is this BED, non-purging bulimia, or ED-NOS?

For that matter, how would you define "excessive" exercise?

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