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Does anyone else have the big D during their period? It seems like I am either going going going regular several times a day or I get the big D during my period. It kind of feels like glutening symptoms with bloating, gas and D but it isn't. What gives?

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Does anyone else have the big D during their period? It seems like I am either going going going regular several times a day or I get the big D during my period. It kind of feels like glutening symptoms with bloating, gas and D but it isn't. What gives?

I haven't been here in a while, but I'm gonna chime right in. I have experienced the same problem and thought, I was alone with this. Now why is that?

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Hormones. The same ones that cause your uterus to contract and relax affect your intestines. It's not uncommon.

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I've noticed this too and also thought I was alone. One thing I've learned from this forum...when you are having any kind of symptom of anything...you are pretty much never alone...comforting isn't it?

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Yes, that is very comforting indeed! :rolleyes:

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I always assumed it was the same hormones that tell your body to empty before going into labor. I have the opposite problem, I tend not to go the week before and have to be diligent about my diet (no corn, cereal ect.) that week. So right when I'm carbo craving I have to cut back or use laxatives.

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