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does anyone else get very painfully constipated around there mentrual cycle?

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:29 PM on Sep. 13, 2009 in Health

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  • Try eating sunflower seeds. That really works.

    Answer by JoyandLove at 12:42 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

  • I get very constipated a few days before and then my first two days of my period I get bad diarreha (sp?) It sucks and I hate it.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:44 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

  • Actually, I have quite the opposite problem right before and during my period. It's horrible. Not to mention the usual problems that our lovely "aunt flow" brings along, this is the worst part of it.

    I found this link which suggests peppermint oil and explains WHY it happens(one theory anyway).
    Hope this helps.

    Answer by CinderAmethyst at 12:45 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

  • Don't eat meat or dairy during the two weeks before your period. Eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes. Drink lots of water and cut back on sodium

    Answer by rkoloms at 2:05 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

  • :( it's a bad part of being a woman. lol
    i swear i hate it.

    Answer by dayziesnrozes at 4:58 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

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