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How do I stop the bloating feeling before my periods?

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Dr. Michael Fox
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In brief: Don't eat Carbs

Bloating is due to bowel gas increase from decreased motility of the bowel.
This is a Progesterone effect but is markedly increased by the food that produces bowel gas, carbohydrates. Progesterone also increases Insulin resistance causing lower blood sugars and spurs cravings for carbohydrates. Vicious cycle! don't eat carbs and you won't have the problem. Rice potatoes, sugar, wheat, corn, .

In brief: Don't eat Carbs

Bloating is due to bowel gas increase from decreased motility of the bowel.
This is a Progesterone effect but is markedly increased by the food that produces bowel gas, carbohydrates. Progesterone also increases Insulin resistance causing lower blood sugars and spurs cravings for carbohydrates. Vicious cycle! don't eat carbs and you won't have the problem. Rice potatoes, sugar, wheat, corn, .
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