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Other red flags include the promotion of diuretics, laxatives, appetite suppressants, or diets that cut out entire food groups or promote miracle foods.

I started abusing laxatives, I started not eating, I started throwing up — I started doing everything I could think of to do to be as skinny as I could possibly be, being obsessive about my weight loss.

It is, however, found in common, over-the-counter products like laxatives.

The drink was also like a fizzy laxative that was hot, because there was no ice.

The only safe thing to drink is Kieselavoda, which is a mild laxative.

And around 1817, Randel, who seemed to be having liver trouble, received large doses of mercury as a laxative.

Bruni candidly writes of his weight struggles, which included bulimia, laxative abuse, and junk-food binges.

The opening of the bowels may be followed with a pint of linseed oil, as an additional and gentle laxative.

It has been observed that when Medicinal Iridium acts as a laxative, it will regulate the same.

These, from their laxative effects, will serve as antidotes to the dry sapless grasses, which have led to the disease.

Whatever outward means may be employed, laxative medicines ought never to be neglected.

They are also valuable in the diet because of their slightly laxative effect.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to laxative, such as: cathartic, and purgative.

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