It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Women's Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-24-2005, 07:26 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 9
Dreaded HB User
Bloat!

Ugh. Well. I think I'm finally getting back to normal.

My stress has been THROUGH THE ROOF lately, and with the start of my period today and the last three days being sunny instead of the constant rain we've been having, my spirits are high!

So here's the thing. I'm incredibly bloated. VERY bloated. It started a little over a week ago. And I'm sure it's related to my period, but I've never had it this badly before. I was also having irregular bowel movements, and finally those are back to normal. (Just started being regular again about two days ago) My stomach looks like I'm months along in a pregnancy! It's horrible. (I'm not pregnant, either.) And I have no idea how to reduce it.

I've read about decreasing salt intake and I've increased my fiber. I wake up in the morning and my tummy has decreased considerably in size, but by breakfast (even if it's just a small bowl of cereal) I'm bloated again. No matter what I eat. I'm now cutting out sodas and drinking more water and it's like I'm just RETAINING all the water. I feel very large. It's not pleasant. Anyone have any tips?

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
I bloat like a balloon after I eat! Help! numbcy Digestive Disorders 10 09-07-2007 04:51 PM
Please describe your bloat symptoms slimseeker Menopause 4 06-13-2006 06:03 AM
nexium and gas/bloat mjcm123 Acid Reflux / GERD 6 05-16-2005 06:16 PM
Soda bloat? misery hates company Weight Loss 8 04-16-2005 06:10 PM
bloat paxy Digestive Disorders 3 05-31-2004 11:34 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:02 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!