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... Sorry it took me so long to get back on but I'm having some health issues right now. ... (8 replies)
... When you stopped taking laxatives could you still go to the bathroom? ... (8 replies)
... I haven't abused laxatives in 3 months now. The longest I've been without laxatives is 7 months though. I don't know how I've been able to stop. I do know that having a support system has helped me greatly. Are you in any type of therapy? ... (8 replies)

... I really shouldn't be the one to answer this because I have IBS and trust me I have no problem at all going to the bathroom. When I first stopped taking them though I was constipated for awhile but then it regulated. ... (8 replies)
... I went off cold turkey. But see, I have IBS due to laxative abuse so I suffer even when I'm not taking laxatives. ... (8 replies)
... IBS is irritable bowel syndrome! It's not fun...I actually have been diagnosed with it also. But when I stop laxatives I get sick. I'm just hoping there is something I can do to stop without getting extremely sick and bloated? ... (8 replies)
... I am in therapy and do have a support group, but I am having extreme difficulty weening myself off laxitives. Are you using anything to help ease the pain and discomfort or just going off them cold turkey? ... (8 replies)
... I've been abusing laxitives for 2 years and I desperately want to stop! Has anyone been successfully been able 2 do it? ... (8 replies)
... Hello! I have been using laxatives for about 10 years and now I don't know how to get off them. I really want to be a normal person again. I want to have a normal life and sleep all night long without getting up to go to the bathroom. ... (49 replies)
... I went cold turkey...it was the only way that I could think of doing it and it was the hardest thing I have ever had to do but I am SOO glad that I did. ... (4 replies)
... Hello I am a terrible abuser of laxatives and I want to get off them now! Has anyone out there done it by themselves I can't go in to treatment right now due to financial reasons and I have tried it already and it didn't work. I just need to know there is hope. ... (9 replies)
... BBybyrd- What is IBS? Thanks Jade (8 replies)
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Laxatives
Jun 17, 2006
... Hey I was just wondering if any of you abuse laxatives that is my huge major way of purging and my body is so messed up. I am always bloated I take TONS and my potassium is always low. ... (4 replies)
... i've got worse since then.since my return to college in september for that month and nearly all of october i went on a daily binge and took laxatives to get rid of it.a whole packet usually though i know this is so bad for me but i didnt care. ... (2 replies)
... ame is Ashleigh, I have struggled with eating disorder isdues for the past 15 years and also laxative abuse for 15 years... I was on 100 a day and then went down to 75... I take dulcolax and Phillips milk of magnesia.. I have been in and out of ERs because of low pottasium levels. ... (2 replies)
Laxative abuse
Oct 19, 2005
... "THe monster within" by Cynthia Rowland. Hope that helps. p.s. they have it on amazon (17 replies)
Laxative abuse
Oct 19, 2005
... Thanks I tried looking for that book but I couldn't find it. I just don't know how to get off the laxatives...it's driving me crazy! But knowing others have done it is helpful! ... (17 replies)
Laxative Abuse
Feb 15, 2005
... Thanks for the responses. I'm still taking the laxatives but I do see my therapist on Friday. Didn't take any today because my stomach was killing me this morning when I woke up. ... (9 replies)
Fight Club!
Sep 30, 2005
... es Maggie, I do see where you are coming from, but the one thing is that in the last really full blown mania, I was really hypersexual and my husband didn't seem to mind that part of it, actually he thought it was great. He sends me mixed messages all the time. ... (455 replies)


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