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Apr 11, 2022

Bloating and digestive concerns are incredibly common in recovery, but why do they happen? And more importantly, how can you reduce the bloating?

That's what we explore in this week's episode of Holistic Health Radio. By the end of this episode you'll know:

  • The main causes of bloating in eating disorder and hypothalamic amenorrhea recovery
  • Food choices that can increase bloating
  • How restriction impacts digestion 
  • What gastroparesis is and how it can cause bloating and discomfort
  • The link between water retention and early stages of recovery
  • Changes in the microbiome and how that can cause digestive changes and bloating
  • The impact of chronic stress, abdominal wall atrophy, and swallowing too much air on symptoms of bloating
  • Food and non-food solutions to bloating in hypothalamic amenorrhea and ED recovery
  • How much and what kinds of foods to eat to reduce bloating 
  • Where to get extra help if bloating is impacting you in recovery


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