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... I will take your advice and try to decrease every day... I'm really worried I won't ever get a natural bowel movement again, though, because I've been taking so many laxatives... ... (3 replies)
... I'm not even sure how to start this but I guess I'll just jump right into it. ... (4 replies)
... I really want to get off laxatives. ... (9 replies)

... please stay away from the laxatives i began taking them due to the same discomfort as your experiencing and havent been able to stop them since febuary and take way to many which as my doc said is distroying the lining of my bowels... ... (3 replies)
... hey sunny i to have the same problem i am taking way to many lax now which im meant to be cutting down but the more i try the more i freak out and also bulimic and restrict so my body is not thanking me for it after 2 years... ... (4 replies)
... The thing about laxative abuse is that it often makes the body have difficulty in having BMs on its own. Since you are taking so many laxatives a day, I would broach the subject with a doctor, preferably one experienced in treating people with EDs. ... (10 replies)
... I think your best bet as far as not developing another facet of your eating disorder is to firstly, throw away that box of laxatives. Flush it, whatever you have to do. That is a dangerous and slippary slope. I'm sure you don't want to kill over from cardiac distress after taking too many laxatives. ... (3 replies)
... years. I was able to wean off them and I physically can NOT take them anymore, My body rejects them. You can get off them. ... (9 replies)
Aug 27, 2006
... I have abused laxatives for 2 years and my body is a mess I am so bloated and dehydrated and I take so many they don't even work anymore. I've probably messed my body up for life and have to wear something people call a poop bag attached to my body. STOP NOW... ... (12 replies)
... everyone that has responded to you is right. having an eating disorder in college is the worst thing. over the summer i suffered from anorexia and lost a lot of weight. ... (7 replies)
Weight loss
Dec 2, 2003
... ry week. for the past 5 weeks i have been eating better... i have the occassional binge, but i no longer purge. one night i honestly believe i almost died from taking too many laxatives...anyway, without purging anymore my body has been able to take in enough nutrients that my period has come back a month and a half later. ... (1 replies)
Sep 6, 2002
... I started out by vomiting after almost every meal until my dentist said something to me. Then I moved on to taking laxatives. I have kind of fell in and out of taking them for the last 8 years but for the past year it has gotten pretty bad. I am now up to taking anywhere from 1 to 6 pills daily, depending on what I eat. ... (5 replies)
... Please do listen to what the others are saying here. Laxatives are such dangerous medications and it really really upsets me that they are so readily available from chemists. ... (5 replies)
... years. Before that, I was anorexic for 4 years. When I became bulimic, I used to throw up all the time and take laxatives. I have tried to get better and in doing so I have managed to not throw up as much. But I take laxatives a lot and that scares me. ... (2 replies)
... I hope that you will be surprised to see that your body can regain its own function again. ... (3 replies)
... st I stopped taking all diet pills, then I stopped taking the tea, then laxatives, then "natural laxatives" then bulimia and I am working on recovery from anorexia. ... (1 replies)
... Congratulations firstly on realising that laxative abuse and it's effects is something that you don't want to live with for the rest of your life. ... (11 replies)
... hey there...i to am trying to stop taking laxatives. ... (1 replies)
... hey congratulations on making it to 4 days!! im also bulimic i restrict, binge purge and use laxatives... ... (14 replies)
... about 7 yrs. I still have bad days, but i do eat well, and not dont throw up any more. I am still on AD which i have been on for 10 yrs. My problem is i am still taking laxatives. Iwant to stop taking them as my whole life revolves around the toilet. I am fed up with having to get up half an hour before any one else. ... (4 replies)

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