Why Do I Get Gassy And Bloated Around My Period?

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Bloating is the feeling of a full, swollen belly area, usually due to gas in the intestines. Some women have bloating before or during their period (menstrual cycle).

See also: Abdominal bloating

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Menstrual periods and bloating


If you have bloating associated with your menstrual cycle, exercise to sweat out excess fluids and eat more high-fiber foods to help prevent constipation.

See also: PMS

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