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bananaz

699d

Ladies!! Do you have really awful symptoms the week before your period hits!? Happens every time for the past 2 years and I’m not sure if the pill helps or hurts - what works for you, does birth control help, have you gotten hormone tests, what aleviates your symtpoms and what are your symptoms? I get really bloated to the point where it feels like my gut shuts down / seizes up because it’s too puffy / inflammed and so I get constipated and then am in pain in multiple ways. The gas is UNcontrollable too. Anyone relate?

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    • Kaislyn

      696d

      YES! I get all of that so bad it’s terrible! I get terribly constipated and so nauseous! Zofran is a huge help when I get terribly nauseous! I was on Birth Control but it made my nausea, pain, and IBS episodes 10x worse :( essential oils work wonders for me and warm baths with lavender and peppermint!

    • Kaislyn

      696d

      YES! I get all of that so bad it’s terrible! I get terribly constipated and so nauseous! Zofran is a huge help when I get terribly nauseous! I was on Birth Control but it made my nausea, pain, and IBS episodes 10x worse :( essential oils work wonders for me and warm baths with lavender and peppermint!

      • anna.owo

        695d

        @Kaislyn yessss, essential oils, nausea medication (I do promethazine although I like Zofran a lot more) and ibuprofen which help my stomach cramps more than back pain

    • slothtastic36

      699d

      i have really bad nausea/bloating/pain for the day or two before my period. i used to take the pill, and i stopped for unrelated reasons (it was giving me migraines) and switched to a hormonal IUD. for me it’s not too different from my usual symptoms so i usually just take my regular medications, and i also take certain meds as needed so i tend to take more of those as well. i also find that certain supplements help me as well if you are interested in those!

      • bananaz

        699d

        @slothtastic36 thanks for the response! What supplements do you choose?

        • slothtastic36

          696d

          @bananaz I take Olly Beat the Bloat for bloating, IBGard for IBS symptoms, and FDGard for stomach pain/nausea/etc! i find them to be pretty helpful for me

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