How to Beat Belly Bloat During Your Period

It's inevitable: that awful week of pain and cramps that comes creeping up once a month or so. As if getting our period weren't painful enough, Mother Nature had to throw in some seriously unwanted water retention, too. Having a uterus that sheds its lining is no easy feat. In any event, we wanted to get to the bottom of how to eliminate puffy bellies during our period so we can carry on bloat-free. 

So we contacted a handful of reproductive experts, did some deep research, and put together this list of easy, yet medically backed, techniques for how to get rid of period bloating, even when it's really, really bad. Scroll through to read what we found out.