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Doctor insights on: Why Do I Get Bloated During My Period

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Why do I get bloated during my period?

Why do I get bloated during my period?

Hormones: The hormones cycling prior to menses were preparing for a pregnancy that didn't happen. They increase fluid retention to varying degrees individuals. Some women bloat more than others. Should pass by the third day of flow. ...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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Is it normal to get very bloated before and during my period?

Bloating is nl.: Bloating that occurs prior to or during your period is related to fluid retention & slowed digestion. ...Read more

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Why do women get bloated or retain water weight during their period?

Why do women get bloated or retain water weight during their period?

Hormone changes: When our hormones change and do the wacky, we can retain water. Changing estrogen levels can also slow down your gut and cause constipation. This can make you feel bloated too. Things you can do: eat lots of fruits and veggies, don't add extra salt, get regular exercise. ...Read more

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How can I stay skinny during my period? I know that you get bloated and stuff but is there a way to feel and look skinnier?

Diet and exercise: The hormone changes before your period causes bloating. Some women take medicines like diuretics or birth control pills. A better approach is to watch diet, reduce salt intake, and plenty of exercises. ...Read more

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Bloated feeling as if going to get my period but it's not due for 12 more days. Had sex all during ovulation week.

Bloated feeling as if  going to get my period but it's not due for 12 more days. Had sex all during ovulation week.

Flu season: Not sure if you gave dates wrong, or really know when you ovulate. Ovulation us an event of releasing the readied egg from the ovary. It is usually a bit over two weeks before the period. A female body cannot know it is pregnant till about two weeks after the egg is impregnated. ...Read more

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I taking 81 mg aspirin except during my period. I get upper stomach bloat till my period again. Can that be from aspirin?

I taking 81 mg aspirin except during my period. I get upper stomach bloat till my period again. Can that be from aspirin?

Probably not.: The first question is why are you taking daily aspirin? For prevention of heart disease or stroke in women it is usually started at age 65. It is unsettled if it is useful in diabetic patients; data is conflicting. If a doctor didn't recommend that you take Aspirin you might try a month it two off Aspirin to see if symptoms improve. ...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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