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Changes in Bowels During Menopause

Anyone else experience a change in the way your bowels feel once menopause set in? Is it because all the swollen tissue had down down?

  1. I haven't experienced menopause yet so I hope someone other with actual experience does offer some advice of their own. But I will say when my hormones are fluctuating crazily, I do notice changes. Sometimes they flow and feel a bit better than usual. Are you experiencing them feeling less painful and easier to pass? Or struggling with them? -Kimberli (team member)

    1. It is gone! The bowel pain is gone! But I can’t explain it when I try to go the entire area just feels different, hard to describe. I wondered if it’s from all the swelling going down. I feel so much better! Even having sex is not painful. The hormones are all over the place too.

      1. SO GREAT that you are feeling better! "Hormones all over the place" is basically what happens in the time leading up to menopause. Sending best wishes for the bowel pain to STAY gone! -Audrey (endometriosis.net team)

      2. oh my goodness, this is GREAT news! Sending you the biggest of hugs. And all the good thoughts that his relief continues! -Kimberli (team member)

    2. Thank you!!!

      1. of course!! <3 -Kimberli (team member)

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