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Laxative Constipation Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Laxative Constipation.

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

8 Things You Need to Know About Belly Bloat

Maybe you ate the wrong thing or, on a gotta-get-healthier kick, you ate too much of the right thing (think fiber). All you know is that the inevitable discomfort has ensued and your pants feel a little tighter than they did this morning. What exactl...  Read more

What Causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea are some of the common and uncomfortable symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Unfortunately, no one has yet discovered a specific cause for IBS, but there are many factors that are...  Read more

Eating with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this...  Read more

Supplements for a Healthy Heart

So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su...  Read more

Have trouble with constipation. I already take lax
Updated 2/2/2016 3:57:28 PM

Have trouble with constipation. I already take laxatives and miralax daily. Anyone have anything else that might work....  Read more

I have some medication that gives me constipation.
Updated 1/25/2016 8:34:39 AM

I have some medication that gives me constipation. Is there anything I can do to prevent constipation. Food I should eat exercises I should do....  Read more

Fiber and Constipation
Updated 1/15/2016 2:10:04 PM

Help! I'm on day 9 for the 17 Day Diet. I'm following it very closely. Eating plenty of fiber and drinking lots of water. Yet it is having the complete opposite effect and I am constipated. I have tried Smooth Move tea and still nothing. I've read of...  Read more

Anyone constipation??? With all these salads and f
Updated 1/10/2016 7:22:37 AM

Anyone constipation??? With all these salads and fruit thought I won't have this problem?! One week of circuit training Down! Sore!!! Thanks Kathy...  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


Constipation is a gastrointestinal issue for most diabetics. Causes: not enough water, low fiber foods, high meat intake, lack of exercise, stress, nerve damage, thyroid issues, improper food and improper fluid intake& even medication. Drink lots of...  Read more

Seven Daily Habits To "Get You Going."

Do you want to stay regular, stop taking laxatives, and avoid hemorrhoids? Eat a bowl of wheat bran cereal in the morning; make your lunch sandwich out of whole-grain wheat bread; and eat several vegetables at lunch, dinner, and snacks throughout th...  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

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