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Bloating. That one thing that makes you just feel yuk and keeps you from wearing that little tight dress that is snug in all the right places. But it's that big bump in your tummy that makes you look about 3 months pregnant which can stop you from whipping out that little cute number and instead opt for something that resembles a potato sack. Sound familiar?

Bloating is, unfortunately, something that is quite common, I doubt that there is a woman out there who has not experienced a bloated belly in her life. It is definitely not something that is normal, it's uncomfortable and we want it gone, yesterday!

When you are bloated it is your gut telling you that it's not happy however sometimes it can be difficult to tell figure out what exactly is making us bloated.

So why are you bloated and what are the things that can cause digestive stress?

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Do you ever find that you are feeling great one day, then you wake up the next day 2 kilos heavier with swollen ankles and fingers, along with everything else? Water retention is a common factor in women especially when hormones come into play. There are several reasons why we can have water retention issues, and many of them are not so serious don’t fret just yet.

I know how frustrating it can be to be seeing some great results then feeling very disheartened when the weight on the scale goes up out of nowhere. It's OK it can just be a fluid fluctuation, and if you are doing everything correctly, in most cases it is just that. Women generally experience water retention during their time of the month of obviously during pregnancy.

However, it can also be common in people who are inactive such as if you sit at a desk all day, or go on a long flight. But don’t worry there a few things you can do to keep your water retention at bay.

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