I have had an Eating Disorder for many years.Started off with binge eating when depressed and taking laxatives ,not to lose the weight, but to cope with the constipation that followed.About ten years ago I discovered that I could vomit to get rid of the binged food.Have had a lot of psychotherapy and also in-patient treatment to normalize my eating.Now I find that,even when not using laxatives,eating "healthily" and not vomiting,I still suffer from constipation and bloating - especially bloating !I have been diagnosed as IBS by my gastro. but I suspect he did this only because I prompted him.I think it might have been a way out for him as he had had no success trying to improve my symptoms.It was like "Yes,you have IBS.So,I can't really help you" !! I eventually got Zelmac through my GP because I had heard about it on this site.It helps with the C. but not with bloating.I have tried various diets to help combat the bloating with little success - and with negative effects on my Bulimia because,depriving oneself of foods one likes is not at all helpful for people with my condition.My question is this - is it really possible that I have IBS(I almost never have any pain,just bloating and C. and poor digestion)or am I just suffering the consequences of a long-term eating disorder?If the latter is true,I should abandon attempts at dietary therapy.At the moment I'm in a right mess because I just don't know which road to go down.(I should add that I am having psychotherapy so that side of things is being addressed and my therapist is very good but not a medical doctor).However,the physical symptoms still bother me very much and I would like to find way of alleviating them.Can anybody shed any light on this?I have looked at the site mentioned by Trbell,by the way,but it doesn't really answer my question as the info. is rather general.All help/comments will be very welcome.