• In Superannoying News, Your Period Can Cause a Pretty Dramatic Shift on the Scale

    11 days ago - By PopSugar

    For many women, periods mean miserable cramps , stubborn breakouts, and lots of bloating , but is it possible to actually put on a few pounds during your cycle? Turns out, yes - and for that, you can thank those fluctuating hormones.
    "It's common for women to retain water during their periods, which can result in a temporary increase in the weight on the scale," Angela Chaudhari, MD, a board-certified ob-gyn at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, told POPSUGAR. "This is because your progesterone hormone is predominant just before your period. Progesterone is responsible for water weight gain...
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