Evaluating your likely current (and near future) state of health means taking into account the risk factors — such as strong laxative use — that affect you. Our medical diagnosis tool, The Analyst™, identifies major risk factors by asking the right questions.
On average, how often do you use over-the-counter herbal / chemical agents as a stimulant laxative/cathartic? Stimulant laxatives include aloe, Senna, cascara, castor oil, Fleet Laxative (Bisacodyl) and others.
Possible responses:→ Never / don't know
→ Less than once per week
→ 1-4 times per week
→ Approximately daily
→ More than once daily
Laxative/Enema Overuse also suggests the following possibilities:
Potassium loss can occur in cases of laxative or enema overuse.