(Closed) Cure for Bloating?

posted 9 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
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Newbee
  • Wedding: December 2009

Midol and gas ex.  Between the two, they always seem to kill whatever is making me puffy 🙂

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

Drinking lots of water!  Avoiding salty food.  And working out when I have my period and feel like crap ALWAYS makes me feel better.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2008 - Winery in the Gold Country

I eat a LOT of tums! Calcium and all. But they do make me feel better when I feel like there’s a lot of “pressure” going on down there.

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

I second the Midol. Also – peppermint, either in pill form (Pepogest) or tea. It calms the acid in your stomach.

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

haha, no advice. I LOVE Tina Fey!

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I actually take probiotics to prevent it on a daily basis (dang stomach issues), they are OTC but you have to typically take them for a few weeks before the start helping otherwise it might make it seem a bit worse the first two weeks.

Post # 9
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Busy bee

I take a probiotic every day to help prevent (Culturelle).  Otherwise, Gas X and Peppermint (tea and even mints!).

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Avoid the salty foods.

Post # 11
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Sugar bee

For me, the thing that works best is just drinking lots of water.  That seems to make me feel better when I’m bloated.

Post # 12
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

If you are on BC, you can skip the last week of placebo pills and start a new pack right away, so you’ll skip your period. 

If this isn’t an option for you, I second the advice about lots of water, avoid salt (this includes soda and processed foods), lots of fresh fruit and veggies, and working out – even if it’s just a long walk. And midol.  Good luck!

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