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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)
... 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 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 can't say that i was on laxative for the same amount of time as you but I was taking them for 7 years. ... (4 replies)
... I would say your wife probably needs to be in treatment for her ED, especially if she is going to try to come off of laxatives. ... (3 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)
... 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)
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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)
... I just wanted to know roughly...I don't need exact times and I am aware that everybody is different, however, how long till I get some kind of regularity back into my bowels? ... (5 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)
... it doesnt sound weird at all sometimes you have to feed your ED to push through and shine in another area...i was set the task to get rid of my scales by my doc last week, ive cut down to normal dosage with the laxatives and am trying to stop purging. ... (4 replies)
... I went to the doctor on friday to talk to him about my ed.. he suspected but it's the first time i've admitted it to him and that was so hard. ever since then i feel like it's all i can think about and can't concentrate on much else. ... (5 replies)
... size until about a year after I gave birth to my child in 1988. I started bingeing I guess. I would eat normally in front of other people, but then at night, when no one was around, I would eat like crazy. I packed on the pounds and then I would take them off again. ... (1 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)
... First of all, congratulations on your baby! That is so wonderful...don't forget about what an accomplisment he is in your life. ... (6 replies)
... Hey thanks so much for your words of understanding and encouragement. ... (5 replies)
... I'm not even sure how to start this but I guess I'll just jump right into it. ... (4 replies)

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