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Flashcards in BN Deck (12):
1

Body weight

Fluctuates (due to binging and fasting)

2

Heart

Slowed heart rate, potential arrhythmia, irregularities related to elyte imbalance

3

Body fluid regulation

Swollen glands
Puffiness around face
Edema (due to retention of body fluids)
Possible impaired renal fx

4

Blood pressure

Normal of fluctuating

5

Menstruation

Irregularities

6

Body hair and skin

Finger, hand calluses
Petechiae

7

Movement and functioning

Chemical imbalance due to low sodium and potassium, leading to dehydration, muscular fatigue, cardiac rhythm irregularities

8

Muscular symptoms

Overall weakness

9

GI

Abdominal pain
Esophageal burning
Heartburn
Gastric dilation rupture
Non responsive vowel
Constipation, diarrhea
Bloating
Hiatal hernia
GI bleed
Dry mouth
Nausea
Sx May mimic IBS

10

Nutritional problems

Vitamin deficiency
Hypoglycemia
DM

11

Bone and dental

Tooth decay
Gum erosion
Periodontal disease
Enlarged salivary glands
dental caries
Mouth ulcers

12

Other sx

Headaches
Fatigue
Weakness
Damage to esophagus