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My cycle - bloated for 2 weeks/month - that's half my life!

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perdu Sat 03-Oct-09 07:53:50

anyone else have this?

I have my period and return to normal for roughly two weeks (period quite short but very very heavy for one day) and then two weeks before the next one I seem to lose my waist and tummy is enormous!

Should I be doing/eating/taking something to deal with this?

VinegarTiiiiiits Sat 03-Oct-09 08:07:36

I take water retention tablets, usually AquaBan, they are herbal, they really help, i start taking them with every meal about 10 days before i'm due, i can't live without them

perdu Sat 03-Oct-09 08:17:32

thanks - I am off to get some this morning. Holland and barrett??
smile

VinegARGHHHTits Sat 03-Oct-09 08:21:50

you can get Aquaban in boots, chavsda, morries, tesco, sainsbo.......everywhere really, if they dont work for you then i would get your doc to recommend something

VinegARGHHHTits Sat 03-Oct-09 08:22:31

have changed to my halloween name....in case you wandered grin

perdu Sat 03-Oct-09 09:17:46

oh I see....I'm off now to get a dose.

thanks so much

Halloween? already?? oh no....

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