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How much weight will I lose on senna (not as a diet pill, for constipation)?

Depends. It only helps if you take the sign that you feel full and eat less calories. If you take three large milkshakes each day because you are stressed you will still gain weight. Like all diet aids it is only an "aid" you need to make an effort to eat less and walk, exercise more. In this way it can help by making you feel full so that you will hopefully be able to eat less, more healthy food. Read more...

Constipation still a week after hysteroscopy and nova ablation what shold I to have take senna tablets for three days but still no movement?

Pain med side effect. You are probably on pain medicines and the bowel peristalsis is slower. If senna is not helping, there are other medications that have been good for this short of enema, although enema would help if obstipated. Ask your doctor for other meds like dulcolax, polyethylene glycol, lactulose. Only your md can make the best decision after evaluation. Good luck. Read more...

Is occasional use of tea with senna safe? I periodically use this tea to relieve constipation.

Prevention /lifestyl. Before most people reach for any laxative, they should look at their diet and lifestyle, the ultimate goal is prevention. Eating more fiber, from fruits, vegetables and grains, is the first step,plenty of water ,most important lifestyle change may involve taking a break — to use the toilet, Resisting the urge, because you are busy or away from home, for instance, can make constipation worse.

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