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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

I'm having issues going #2 despite laxatives, fibe
Updated 9/13/2016 11:01:17 AM

I'm having issues going #2 despite laxatives, fiber, stool softener a, medication to help with constipation, water and exercise. I have to work extremely hard to have a BM and don't feel everything comes out (tmi I know) been bloated and blah all...  Read more

Updated 9/5/2016 3:53:31 PM

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I am suffering from wicked constipation today. And YES I AM DRINKING WATER. I feel sick so I'm not e
Updated 7/5/2016 3:04:42 AM

I am suffering from wicked constipation today. And YES I AM DRINKING WATER. I feel sick so I'm not eating anything. Lol, when I get sick it's never from anything dignified!...  Read more

TMI warning, sorry! I have chronic constipation is
Updated 6/14/2016 12:23:35 PM

TMI warning, sorry! I have chronic constipation issues despite meeting my fiber and water goals. I know it's effecting my progress because I can't go for days and it has to weigh something and makes me look pregnant! Any tips?...  Read more

I had asked advice on constipation the other day.
Updated 6/9/2016 8:48:08 PM

I had asked advice on constipation the other day. Received lots of help. Thanks. Today it's still a problem. However I'm not losing I'm gaining back after I finally am able to go. I'm exercising more and drinking more water. I should weigh less....  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


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

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