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Laxative Abuse Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Laxative Abuse.

Recognizing Eating Disorders and Getting Help

Full-fledged eating disorders are abnormal, disordered patterns of eating that become out-of-control. All types of eating disorders represent serious and immediate threats to the health, well-being, and happiness of the individuals caught up in them....  Read more

6 Steps to Strengthen Your Immune System

Your immune system is important. Very much like your own personal army, it guards your body against attacks from invaders (like bacteria, fungi, and viruses), defending against infections and several kinds of cancer. And it’s smart, too, often...  Read more

Shakin' It Up with the Skinny on Salt

Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals...  Read more

Why Do We Beat Ourselves Up?

If we had friends that treated us the way that many of us treat ourselves, they wouldn’t be our friends for very long. Imagine a friend who calls up just to complain–about you. Or an alleged buddy who quickly says “I told you so...  Read more

Mastering the Mysteries of Motivation

Do you often find yourself wondering where your motivation went? Do you suddenly revert back to your “old ways” without really understanding why? If this sounds familiar, you may have some basic misconceptions about motivation: what...  Read more

247 Oh, sweetie, that's emotional abuse.

247 Oh, sweetie, that's emotional abuse....  Read more

Overuse of laxatives actually can cause your body

Overuse of laxatives actually can cause your body to need them to go, so when you stop using them, your body won't be able to pass stool on it's own. It also can damaging the intestines....  Read more

How safe is laxatives in your diet
Updated 12/18/2015 1:01:55 PM

How safe is laxatives in your diet...  Read more

getting my health back on track. been abusing my h
Updated 10/5/2015 1:02:24 PM

getting my health back on track. been abusing my health and body for too long. its intimidating but taking it one day at a time! lets do dis!!!...  Read more

Agreed with the general sentiment, laxatives are f

Agreed with the general sentiment, laxatives are for a medical reason, they're not designed to be a weight loss tool....  Read more

Craving something? Have it.

My Weight Management doctor, told me to have whatever it is I'm craving. (1) Figure out what it is that you're really craving to keep from eating the whole house trying to satisfy it. (2) Have it.. just ONE BITE! (3) Drink a glass, or bottle, of wate...  Read more

Giving Brightens Someone's Life

If you or your partner travel, you probably pick up some of the toiletries in your room When my DW & I travel, we take all of the shampoo, soap, hair covers, conditioners, etc.We don't use them, but put them in a box when we get home Many Women's and...  Read more

Survivors of Abuse

For those who have survived any kind of abuse in their life; who need support, motivation, and encouragement....  Read more

In the News: Disordered Eating is Widespread among U.S. Women

A recent survey of women between the ages of 25 and 45 found that 75% eat, think and behave abnormally around food. These results weren't limited to a specific ethnic or racial group, applying to most women in general. The study also found that 31%...  Read more

All-Natural Ways to Fight Bloating

By Amanda Greene of Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the pha...  Read more