I am 21 and have always been weight conscious. Regrettably I began using laxatives on a regular basis to keep my weight down. Now it seems I cannot make a movement without them. I have been eating all kinds of fiber and drinking more water but I still am consitpated unless I take a laxative. Is there anything else I can do? I almost went to the emergency room not long ago because I was in so much pain. Thanks!
Hi I read your post and one thing that some doctors say can help with constipation is exercise. The way that I do it is I drink a cup of hot coffee (sugar and cream of course) and do about 10 to 15 crunches immediately afterwards. This helps to get my digestive tract and colon working and then about 2 or 3 minutes later natue calls. And take the doc's advice leave the laxitives alone. Hope this helps
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