The water will be passed along with the waist. When too much water is lost a person can become sick. This also leads to an unbalanced amount of electrolytes in the body. This is a serious enough problem to lead to a heart attack. Other unpleasant side effects of laxatives include gas, nausea, and vomiting. Laxatives should only be used when a person is not able to pass stool on their own or the stool is too hard. Laxatives should only be used as directed and not as any part of a weight loss plan, even the pro ana diet.
While the pro ana diet is strict it is effective in losing weight. Pro ana laxatives are not recommended. This diet has recipes and meal idea that are easy to make and very low in calories. Foods that are recommended for the pro ana diet including lots of fruits and vegetables. They contain minerals and enough fiber where a person will be able to pass them naturally. With some self control a person can be successful on the pro ana diet without the use of laxatives.
Many people feel that laxatives will help a person lose weight. Laxatives work in the colon area of the body. They do not work in the stomach where the food is digested. Once the food reaches the colon all of the calories and the nutrients have been taken out and used. The calories, fat, and anything else in food is already in the blood stream and being used by the body. Pro ana laxatives will not decrease the number of calories that a person is consuming. Laxatives will help a person lose water weight. Once they drink fluids and re-hydrate the water weight will be put right back on.