Laxatives, diarrhea, enemas, and constipation . . . Oh, my! Diarrhea and constipation are common disorders that you will see (and experience) during your career. Lets imagine its a normal day in the clinic where you work. A patient comes in with the following complaint:
Diarrhea intermittent with constipation. Patient has been using a daily dose of laxatives for a beauty pageant for the past six months and is now experiencing chronic symptoms.
Describe how treatments such as laxatives, enemas, and stool softeners can impact the normal function of the digestive system. How would you approach the topic of this type of weight loss with Taylor?
For your citation, you might use articles that show examples of beneficial and harmful treatments for diarrhea and constipation. You can also find articles from experts that suggest best practices for remaining healthy while losing weight.