There are many different laxatives. Some laxatives work by stimulating bowel activity, however, one should proceed cautiously with them.
Laxative overuse Laxative taken from time to time are indicated in acute constipations. They increase the amount of water in the gut contents, making stool soft and easier elimination. Over time, the effectiveness of laxatives decreases and there is a need to increase their dosages. This may lead to your body dependent on them to function properly. Don’t take laxatives or any other any medication for longer than instructed by either your doctor or the product’s label. The better solution is to naturally strengthen your digestion system. Digest RC® is a unique, all-natural herbal supplement specially designed to alleviate various digestive symptoms while strengthening digestion and elimination with continued use.