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DEIDRESH SparkPoints: (22,360)
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9/5/13 9:20 A

yes....today especially!

MATTHEW0498 SparkPoints: (32,853)
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9/5/13 9:18 A

Sometimes when it's really humid out, I feel more bloated than usual. Other than that, I've noticed its either due to salt or that time of the month.

SHERYLDS Posts: 17,461
9/5/13 8:27 A

I am salt sensitive....
anything salty or if I go over 2500mg for the day...I pay for it with bloat.
I normally drink over 80 oz of water a day...

DPDAVIS Posts: 3,548
9/5/13 7:09 A

No


NISSANGIRL Posts: 24,037
9/5/13 6:31 A

no

BLUENOSE63 SparkPoints: (108,021)
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9/4/13 7:56 P

Nope but I only drink water, skim milk and one coffee a day. That will definitely keep the bloat away.

144AUTUMN SparkPoints: (75,311)
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9/4/13 7:56 P

no

GARDENDIVA2 Posts: 612
9/4/13 7:23 P

Sometimes. I do not know how long it has been since your surgery but I still had the same "period" symptoms for a several months after mine. It has been 10 years for me and sometimes I still have them but not as pronounced.

The weather also has a big effect on me. If it is humid, instant bloat.

Another thing I have noticed is that when I am dehydrated I feel bloated. I increase my fluids and the bloat goes away. Seems like it should be counterproductive but it is not.

KKLENNERT809 Posts: 10,742
9/4/13 7:20 P

Yes, today I do

NEPTUNE1939 Posts: 17,534
9/4/13 6:24 P

no

BREWERFAN71 SparkPoints: (32,482)
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9/4/13 6:03 P

Do you eat anything that's labeled "sugar-free" or "no sugar added?" Or "added fiber?" I just ask because I stay away from sugar alcohols like sorbitol & fiber additives like inulin because they make me bloated & give me GI discomfort. Other food sensitivities can do it too-lactose, gluten, someone already mentioned soy.

GEVANS7 SparkPoints: (301,397)
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9/4/13 3:00 P

Yes, I'm bloated and my ring finger is swollen. I ate too much bread this weekend. Back to fruit only for breakfast and the water is working it's way through.

My butt is bloated too.

AZULVIOLETA6 SparkPoints: (0)
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9/4/13 12:04 P

Do you still have your ovaries? If so, your body is still going through hormonal cycles, even after a hysterectomy.

Pre-hysto I never had hormonal bloating, but I do sometimes notice other things (mood changes, breast soreness) even though I lost my uterus three years ago.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (578,147)
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9/3/13 11:21 P

It could be something you're eating.

LIFEASFIT SparkPoints: (1,392)
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9/3/13 10:18 P

Nope

LOVE4KITTIES Posts: 4,690
9/3/13 9:57 P

I tend to swell some when the weather is hot. When it's hot, I notice that my wedding ring is more snug. During the winter, it rattles around on my finger and, in the summer, it's sometimes pretty tight.

Edited by: LOVE4KITTIES at: 9/3/2013 (21:58)
EWL978 Posts: 2,021
9/3/13 9:52 P

no

KLDJSURVEY SparkPoints: (106,111)
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9/3/13 9:51 P

no

CAMEOSUN SparkPoints: (86,617)
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9/3/13 9:49 P

I get that feeling after eating anything "soy." It just doesn't agree with me. There's a sport drink I sometimes have and it makes me feel that way -- I checked the ingredients & sure enough there was soy.

SONICB Posts: 4,381
9/3/13 6:52 P

Water retention / bloat is sometimes caused by fluctuations in hormone levels. Isn't being a woman great? emoticon

I personally always get soooo bloated when the weather suddenly changes. If it's a rainy day, you can bet that my jeans feel a bit snugger.

FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,868
9/3/13 6:19 P

I'm not sure what the deal is but I've been feeling bloated all weekend and no I have a hysterectomy so it's not from that... just not sure why I feel so bloated don't even cook with salt and haven't eaten anything salty. But if I didn't know better I'd think it was that time of the month hahahahaha

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