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What happens if you take laxatives for too long?

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Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology

In brief: Dependency

Chronic laxative use may disrupt normal colon function and result in dependency on laxatives

In brief: Dependency

Chronic laxative use may disrupt normal colon function and result in dependency on laxatives
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