Feeling puffy and swollen from fluid retention or bloating is not only incredibly uncomfortable, it can wreak havoc with the level of trust a woman has in her body. Come and learn from Dr Libby as she teaches you the reasons why we can experience fluid retention and bloating, and the steps to take to ease this suffering, naturally.
Perhaps you notice bloating occurs with your cycle, after you eat, or at the end of the day. Or maybe you hold fluid around your ankles, your arms, or your mid-section. Regardless of where bloating or fluid retention shows up for you, it is possible to remedy this—the first step is to work out why this is a symptom for you.
We are mostly made up of fluid, and for that reason there are many systems in the body that influence our ability to hold and expel it from the body. Similarly, bloating is often a combination of fluid, air, gas or inflammation, with many contributing factors, which is why it can be so hard to get to the bottom of ‘why’ we experience these symptoms.
Fluid retention and bloating can be the result of different drivers. You might have both or just one of them. Commonly, we hold onto fluid or experience bloating when our sex hormones are out of balance, if we are eating certain foods that we don’t digest well, a whole range of digestive system issues can be involved, our liver may be struggling, our thyroid not working properly, stress hormones production might be high or our kidneys may need more support. And they can both occur for a number of other reasons.
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About Dr Libby
Dr Libby Weaver is one of Australasia’s leading nutritional biochemists, a 13 times best-selling author and a renowned international speaker. With a degree in dietetics, a PhD in biochemistry and over 20 years’ experience in clinical practice, Dr Libby draws on her wisdom and expertise to empower people to take charge of their health and happiness.
With a natural ability to break even the most complicated of concepts into layman’s terms, Dr Libby’s health messages embrace her unique three-pillared approach that explore the interplay between nutrition, emotions and the biochemistry of the body. Driven to help women better understand the complexities of their bodies, Dr Libby has spent the greater part of her career exploring the impact of hormones on overall health and how to correct imbalances.