Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know

Source: Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know by Dr. Edward Group  Constipation causes discomfort and it can lead to embarrassing gas and uncomfortable bloating. Laxatives, which help evacuate stool from the bowels, are the go-to solution for most people dealing with constipation. Effective as that may be, some laxatives have mild to severe side effects, especially with … Continue reading Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know

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Are Laxatives Safe?

Source: Are Laxatives Safe? by Dr. Edward Group  Our customer service department regularly gets feedback from customers who question the safety of laxatives. These folks are right to be concerned. Although constipation is a leading bloating problem that needs remedy, and laxatives are often thought of as that remedy, this is a topic that really deserves a … Continue reading Are Laxatives Safe?

What’s the Best Instant Laxative for Quick Relief?

Source: What’s the Best Instant Laxative for Quick Relief? by Dr. Edward Group  Going number two probably isn’t something you think much about, but when not going becomes physically uncomfortable, it’s at the forefront of your thoughts. When you’re faced with occasional constipation and need relief fast, you probably head to the pharmacy. Unfortunately, many over-the-counter laxatives … Continue reading What’s the Best Instant Laxative for Quick Relief?

The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief

Source: The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief by Dr. Edward Group  Constipation is a taboo subject for many people. If you’re too embarrassed to discuss it, know that you are far from alone. Constipation affects about 14% of adults in the United States and accounts for an astounding 3.2 million medical visits every year. … Continue reading The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief

Bulk Forming Laxatives Health Dangers

Source: Bulk Forming Laxatives Health Dangers by Dr. Edward Group Bulk-forming laxatives are made from the dead fibers from plant sources, usually psyllium. Bulk laxatives work by increasing stool mass to the point the bowels force it out. Under healthy circumstances, fiber and increased stool mass can be beneficial. But, if someone is using a bulk laxative, … Continue reading Bulk Forming Laxatives Health Dangers

Dangers of Using Laxatives for Weight Loss

Source: Dangers of Using Laxatives for Weight Loss by Dr. Edward Group  Losing weight has become a primary health concern for millions of people. If you have a few extra pounds, losing it can provide innumerable benefits to your body. Lowered blood pressure, lowered cholesterol, more energy, improved mood – it really is a no brainer. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Dangers of Using Laxatives for Weight Loss

How Do Laxatives Work for Constipation?

Source: How Do Laxatives Work for Constipation? by Dr. Edward Group   Laxative are usually the first thing people think about when contemplating a remedy for constipation relief. Laxatives, however, only address the symptoms and not the underlying factors that bring about constipation. Most people associate the term “laxative” with “a pill that makes you go” without giving … Continue reading How Do Laxatives Work for Constipation?

How To Perform Self Abdominal Massage

Source: How To Perform Self Abdominal Massage by Dr. Edward Group  Massage is extremely beneficial for the body and therapeutic for the mind. Massaging the legs after a run gets lactic acid moving to reduce soreness. Massaging stiff shoulders and neck helps reduce tension. Massaging the abdomen offers a dual action approach to supporting digestion. Since digestive … Continue reading How To Perform Self Abdominal Massage

Natural Laxatives: Abdominal Massage for Constipation

Source: Natural Laxatives: Abdominal Massage for Constipation by Dr. Edward Group   Constipation is a pain, literally and figuratively. Over-the-counter laxatives are often pushed as the quick fix, but they’re not without their problems. Even some so-called natural laxatives can cause pain and side effects. Herbal laxatives can produce unpleasant cramping. Stimulant laxatives are just harsh and require … Continue reading Natural Laxatives: Abdominal Massage for Constipation