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by 239 · December 05, 2012 at 08:15 PM

Been abusing osmotic laxatives and magnesium citrate for about 2 years.Doctors stated colon muscle motility disorder.When I stop taking them I am badly constipated and feels like everything's stuck even in the stomach.Need real help or I think I... (more)

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CDone 0 · December 05, 2012 at 08:15 PM

In addition to the other suggestions, I have two. Get help to make it through don't try it yourself Get some serious probiotics. All the laxitive abuse likely destroyed your gut flora.

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by 239 · December 04, 2012 at 06:31 PM

Basically I get not less than 7 hours of sleep every day,but always feel very tired in the morning and that feeling lasts all day.It interrupts with my college studies as I can't concentrate and often skip lectures. P.S.I abuse laxatives and... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · December 04, 2012 at 01:16 PM

I don't know much about Crohn's disease, so pardon me if this isn't optional... but, Bulletproof coffee twice a day will cure your tired feelings. For sure.

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by 45 · June 28, 2014 at 02:44 PM

A friend emailed me a link to this SkinnyMe Tea (Melbourne, Australia based) website asking if it would be a good idea to give it a try. These were my thoughts and I want to know if they are correct or not. It utilises a shrub called a Senna... (more)

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John_the_Drunkard 0 · October 16, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Hell yes! Laxative abuse is contiguous with purging and anorexia. People die from this behaviour.

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by 644 · June 01, 2013 at 04:04 PM

I see a lot of people on here talking about taking magnesium citrate as a dietary supplement. Since magnesium citrate is used as a laxative, why is supplementing with it not considered the same thing as making yourself dependent on laxatives?

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Monte 0 · July 28, 2012 at 03:00 PM

Because laxative dependency usually arises from the over use of stimulant laxatives. Magnesium is a stool softener not a stimulant laxative. It draws water into the bowel to make it easier to go. Stimulants cause contractions. Your brain is still... (more)

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by 25 · January 28, 2013 at 02:47 PM

Hi I believe I am constipated because there is something up with my gut flora, i've been dependent on laxatives stupid CW for the most part of being paleo and i think i've messed up bad. I bought Inner health plus dairy free probiotic supplement... (more)

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Ray_Peat_Idolizer 0 · January 28, 2013 at 02:47 PM

there is nothing wrong with your "gut flora"...there is something wrong w/ your metabolism....get some dairy in there (not yogurt, kefir or anything fermented) and make sure you are getting enough calcium from milk, cheese, etc. also make sure you... (more)