Period probs. nauseous/not hungry, etc

Alex • 23 | soon to be abdominal & OB/GYN Diagnostic Medical Sonographer May 2020 | taken and not TTC
So how come everytime right before and during my period I feel like after I eat, it stays in my esophagus and won't go down? I can't eat a lot either and lose my appetite because I get nauseous. 
Does this happen to anyone else?