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PMS-Related Constipation: What You Can Do

Published January 5, 2018

If you frequently have to deal with constipation, think about when you typically experience it. Does it tend to happen around the same time each month? Many women experience constipation about halfway through their monthly cycle, and there’s a good reason behind this timing. In the second half of the menstrual cycle, the hormone progesterone increases to help prepare the uterine lining so it will be ready for implantation of a fertilized egg, and this increase, like it does during pregnancy, can cause symptoms like constipation and all that comes along with it, such as uncomfortable bloating, swelling, and pain. If you are experiencing monthly bouts of constipation, unlike your period, you don’t have to just live with it—there are effective, natural ways to relieve and even prevent it so you can get back to your daily routine—the first step is becoming more aware of what’s causing the issue and when to expect it. Read more…

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