can laxatives make you lose weight?

can laxatives make you lose weight? Topic: can laxatives make you lose weight?
October 14, 2019 / By Deja
Question: I was told that by taking laxatives my body would just get rid of stuff without absorbing it. I tried it for some time and it did make me feel a lot better, i lost some weight but then i realized it was just water loss.. so does it really work?
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Brook Brook | 10 days ago
Taking laxatives to lose weight is an unwise idea, not to mention dangerous. It will dehydrate your body, so that any weightloss would be mostly water. Laxatives will not stop the absorption of calories either. Try a sensible and safe diet of approximately 1200-1500 calories per day along with exercise. If you need help try this website . It's totally free and a great aid. www.sparkpeople.com
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Brook Originally Answered: Can laxatives make you skinnier?
Taking laxatives on a regular basis will cause you to become severely constipated when you stop taking them. They don't "make you skinnier" but they cause physical dependence so that you won't be able to "go" without them.

Alisya Alisya
make sure you check food labels and avoid anything with more than 4 grams of sugar especially high fructose corn syrup per serving
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Uri Uri
love the starbucks grande caramel frappuccino skip the whole milk and whipped cream which packs in 410 calories total and order the starbucks grande caramel frappuccino light which is only 140 calories
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Robin Robin
find the right diet for your individual body because there are many ways are there to lose weight just find what works for you
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Micha Micha
Consume honey before bed because consumption of honey may help to burn more fat during those early hours of sleep
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Joyce Joyce
if your lifestyle or career includes a lot of socializing out at dinners or drinks start scheduling workout dates with friends co workers or even clients
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Harland Harland
it may, but it might have a terrible side effect... So, better don't abuse laxative, just take them if you really really need it...
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Carlton Carlton
no, it will not help you lose "real weight" Laxatives just rid your body of what is in your system fast. It is very unhealthy and can lead to laxative abuse, which is VERY bad for you and can even kill you. It throws your electrolytes out of balance. DO NOT use laxatives to try to lose weight. they dont work and it is VERY dangerous.
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Carlton Originally Answered: What can I do to make laxatives stop working? PLEASE I'M DESPERATE!?
As a nutritionist, I suggest you stop taking laxatives overall and let your body find it's own natural balance. What you have done is effectively stopped the normal digestion process to the point where everything is now no longer being digested at the same rate, but instead being quickly filtered through your system. You want to be careful to stay hydrated with water. Taking an OTC remedy such as Immodium may only counteract the problem and then cause problems later. Your best bet is to try and sleep and have a normal breakfast with food that will bulk up your digestion process such as bananas or fiber rich whole grains. Real constipation is defined as 3+ days of no deification, and if that happens call your Dr, don't just take laxatives as a solution. It could be the result of medications, dehydration, lack of food to create a bowel movement or stress.

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