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Looked up laxative abuse but still unsure what it is.?

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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Extra Oordinary Use

Laxative abuse occurs when one uses laxatives for reasons other that their intenced and causes impairment in one's ability to function.
Some common situatuations where laxatives are abused include eating disorders such bulemia and anorexia nervosa. Laxative abuse can lead to serious even life threatening complications. If you think you are abusing laxatives get help from your physician.

In brief: Extra Oordinary Use

Laxative abuse occurs when one uses laxatives for reasons other that their intenced and causes impairment in one's ability to function.
Some common situatuations where laxatives are abused include eating disorders such bulemia and anorexia nervosa. Laxative abuse can lead to serious even life threatening complications. If you think you are abusing laxatives get help from your physician.
Dr. Robert Woods
Dr. Robert Woods
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Exactly that.

Using laxatives too often or for unintended uses such as weight loss.
Abuse of laxatives causes other problems, so the person needs help. Have them start with their doctor.

In brief: Exactly that.

Using laxatives too often or for unintended uses such as weight loss.
Abuse of laxatives causes other problems, so the person needs help. Have them start with their doctor.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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