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#1 lovealot

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 12:57 AM

normally when i take laxatives (2-4 ex lax pills) and they've done their job, it's like i never ate any of the food. i may not have lost any weight but i definitely didn't gain any. wouldn't that make the claims that its only food and water weight be false? if i didnt take laxatives and waited for the food and water weight to pass, i still would have gained. idk its confusing and at the end of the day no one should be taking them but sadly, they are addicting.


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Posted 11 July 2018 - 12:16 PM

Laxatives really help losing weight. I lost a lot of weight taking laxatives. Unfortunately, I have to take about 10 pills, as my body seems to be almost imune to some laxatives, which is soooooo frustrating! Ha, ha.


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Posted 11 July 2018 - 12:19 PM

I take them every 3-5 days. Mostly because my stomach is not my friend and I have a real issue to go and do my business with no help. Can anybody relate?

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 12:22 PM

Laxatives only make you seem like you weigh less because they either evacuate whatever fecal mass in is in your body already, or it makes you have diarrhoea which makes you lose a shed load of water. It depends on how many laxatives you take and whether you take them for what they are actually meant for.


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Posted 11 July 2018 - 01:47 PM

Lax was really bad for me. Never lost real weight. I just felt like death and wasted so much time on the crapper.
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Posted 26 July 2019 - 05:48 PM

Lax is only good if you have trouble going to the toilet. Personally I did lose weight when I took them but it only put me back to my original weight before eating so that didnt really help.


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Posted 26 July 2019 - 05:52 PM

No? I mean, the laxatives pull water out as well, so wouldn't that give you a false low reading on the scale?
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Posted 12 August 2020 - 06:11 PM

I got to my lowest weight with laxatives....and ive been dieting for over 14 years. 





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