Before periods and during periods, the whole system of a woman gets shaken. It not only causes physical but also changes in mood.

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A change in this is also the problem of gas, which many women go through. This usually happens before periods, although there are chances of having gas during and after periods as well. Symptoms of gas before periods include symptoms like belching, passing gas, and abdominal pain. This is due to the slowing down of the digestive tract of the woman. The treatment of gas before periods includes exercise, consumption of the right diet, and consumption of over-the-counter medicines. Come, let us know in detail about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of gas before periods -

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  1. Symptoms of gas before periods
  2. Causes of gas before periods
  3. Treatment of gas before periods
  4. Takeaway
Doctors for Gas before periods - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Gas is made naturally in the intestine, but during periods it is made more than normal days. The following are the main symptoms of gas before periods -

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Causes of gas before periods include the slowing down of a woman's digestive tract and hormonal changes. Come, let us know in detail about the cause of gas before periods -

Slowing down the digestive tract

When gas builds up in the gastrointestinal tract, it causes periods of gas. Before periods, a woman's digestive system slows down, and the food eaten is not able to travel as fast as it does during normal days.

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Overeating and drinking

Many times the diet of a woman increases given changes in mood during periods. In such a situation, due to eating and drinking more, the woman may be swallowing more air. Together with the gas in the digestive system, this air starts giving more trouble.

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Hormone changes

Estrogen and progesterone hormones start to decrease or increase in many women before their periods. Due to this, the stomach starts bloating and gas starts forming.

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Over-the-counter medicines, exercise, and proper diet can help in the treatment of pre-menstrual gas. Come, let us know in detail about the treatment of gas before periods -

Regular exercise

Regular exercise can provide relief from this discomfort to a great extent. According to research, regular exercise can provide relief from the physical and mental symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.

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Proper diet

However, diet is not the complete cause of gas before periods, but some food and drink cause gas. Avoiding the consumption of these foods before and during periods can help in getting rid of pre-period gas.

Beer and carbonated drinks cause gas along with beans, broccolicabbage, cauliflower, lentils, mushrooms, onions, peas, and whole grains. Avoiding consumption of all these before periods and during periods can help. Apart from this, eating in small portions and drinking plenty of water can also help in getting rid of gas.

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Over-the-counter medications

Many people find over-the-counter medicines helpful in getting rid of period gas. In this, the intake of medicines containing activated charcoal, alpha-galactosidase alpha, simethicone, and lactase supplements is recommended. However, it is right not to consume these medicines without a doctor's advice.

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Gas formation before periods is a common symptom of premenstrual syndrome. At this time, the woman may also get a lot of belching as well as there may be a pain in the stomach. Slowing down of the digestive system and hormonal changes are some of the causes of gas before periods. For the treatment of gas before periods, along with the use of over-the-counter medicines, proper diet, and regular exercise are advised. However, indeed, a treatment that suits one is not necessarily right for all. Therefore, gas treatment before periods should not be done on your own without consulting a doctor.

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