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Any other menopausal women with really vile wind?!

(10 Posts)
Iris65 Thu 05-Jan-17 16:14:10

One of the worst things that I've noticed since reaching menopause is the effects of particular foods on my digestion.
Currently I can't eat any beans, any cruciferous vegetable, eggs, preserved apricots, Indian spices or onions. I get large amounts of absolutely vile wind.
I never had this problem when younger. If I avoided baked beans I was fine. I also find myself having more trouble preventing a fart and have accidentally farted twice in public recently! It is so embarrassing and I really miss some of the foods!
Is this common and has anyone found a solution other than avoiding those foods?

OllyBJolly Thu 05-Jan-17 16:19:24

Not just me then....

I haven't actually noticed it being food related - just copious amounts of noxious wind no matter what I eat. In fact, been off food past few weeks because of a cold and the relentless foul wind machine has been still as strong.

Iris65 Thu 05-Jan-17 17:51:27

ollybjolly mine is definitely food related but can occur unpredictable too.

MollyHuaCha Thu 05-Jan-17 19:49:47

Sounds like a food intolerance. A lot of people can't eat the things you mentioned without getting bloated with gas. Not sure if it has a connection to menopause though? Could just be coincidental timing and you are linking the two... Maybe read up on the 'low fodmap' diet if you are interested? Hope you feel less windy soon! smile

busyboysmum Thu 05-Jan-17 19:53:05

I always get this at the time of my period. If you Google it it's a definite thing. Mine is 100% hormone related so could be a similar thing?

Iris65 Thu 05-Jan-17 21:20:22

Thanks. I'll have a look at both ideas smile

weebarra Thu 05-Jan-17 21:21:50

I have this! Initially I thought it was funny, but it's getting ridiculous. It's definitely not related to any food.

mydietstartsmonday Thu 05-Jan-17 21:27:21

Lucklly my husband is deaf and they are not that smelly. But I am definitely a farty pants.

heavenlypink Thu 05-Jan-17 21:35:28

Is this another menopausal symptom???

I've been terrible this week blush

RealHouswifeofBury Thu 05-Jan-17 21:40:14

Anything fried around the time I would of got my period.
The wind is loud and smells blush

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