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Why am i bloated after my period?

Why am i bloated after my period?

Sometimes this: can be related to hormonal irregularity. You may not have diuresed off fluids completely from period or may be constipated. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Why am i still bloated after my period?

Why am i still bloated after my period?

Estrogen only menses: At age 50, you are probably not ovulating any longer and your periods are estrogen only(no progesterone) which is notorious for fluid retention. You should soon be peri menopausal and may be "skipping" periods at this point, exacerbating the problem. If the fluid(bloating) is still present one week post menses see your GYN MD for causation and get examined for ovarian issues including cancer. ...Read more

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Why do I get bloated after my period is over?

Why do I get bloated after my period is over?

Hormonal changes: Hormones wax and wane during your cycle, and some women are more sensitive to the changes than others. In your case, you appear to be sensitive to hormonal changes, and that change causes you to feel bloated. best wishes. ...Read more

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I feel bloated after my period, what can I do?

I feel bloated after my period, what can I do?

Period Bloating: Period bloating: try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. Over the counter products like midol can be helpful. ...Read more

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I feel bloated after my period and have been having flutters there before, during, and, now. Am i pregnant?

I feel bloated after my period and have been having flutters there before, during, and, now. Am i pregnant?

Too vague...: I'm not sure what you mean by flutters. Is your heart fluttering? Butterflies in your stomach feeling? Either way, these symptoms can't diagnose pregnancy. If you are that concerned, get a pregnancy test, and repeat it after a missed period. ...Read more

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I have Ben emotional and wantin to snack and haven't wanted sex for a month nowmy stomach stayed bloated after my period. Wat could it be?

I have Ben emotional and wantin to snack and haven't wanted sex for a month nowmy stomach stayed bloated after my period. Wat could it be?

PMS: You most likely having a severe case of pre-menstural syndrome due to hormonal changes. Please see your provider, S/he is able to help you. ...Read more

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Can all girls get bloated on period?

Can all girls get bloated on period?

Most do.: During menses your body releases prostaglandins a type of chemical that gives you cramps and makes you feel bloated, also during menses your body is naturally retaining water that's another reason for feeling bloated. Ibuprofen, advil, (ibuprofen) Naproxen help with cramps. Use of diuretics to help with bloating is debatable. ...Read more

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Typical to be bloated during your period?

Typical to be bloated during your period?

Yes, for many women.: Symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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