What's a laxative?

Answer A laxative is a substance used to relieve the constipation which main effect is to secrete electrolytes and lowering the absorption of water, all of this conducing to a high hydrostatic pressure in... Read More »

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Whats the best laxative to use for constipation?

Sennacot - natural and gentle, but of course it's better to eat more fruit and veggies so you hopefully won't need it.

Why is glycerin a laxative?

Constipation is a common problem, and nearly everyone will experience its uncomfortable effects at some time. It is often easily treated by a change in diet or the use of a laxative.Constipation De... Read More »

7 laxative pills in one go?

Oh dear, you should really stop before you die. Or worse.

Is psyllium a laxative?

Pysllium (pronounced sill-ee-yum) is short for psyllium hydrophilic muciloid. Pysllium is bought over the counter to treat and prevent constipation, and higher doses can be prescribed to help lower... Read More »