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Combined pill

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My acne has definitely cleared up and my period cramps have become less painful. However, I noticed that my sex drive dropped a…

Hormonal coil (IUS)

- Mirena

I love my Mirena which I know isn’t the case for everyone but it was just such a blessing after having a shit time on the…

Hormonal coil (IUS)

- Mirena

This is the perfect contraceptive for me. No more periods= no longer anaemic.

Hormonal coil (IUS)

- Mirena

I am happy with it but I get occasional stong pains, my skin got clearer and I have ended up experiencing strong discomfort aft…

Progesterone only / Mini pill

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I’ve stopped using it because my libido completely disappeared. This is an unacceptable side effect in my opinion, as it …

Combined pill

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Taking this pill to manage PCOS so don’t have much choice. It is effective at managing symptoms but it’s a given that it wi…

Combined pill

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I was previously on Levelen ED from 16yrs to 21yrs. I chose to stop the pill at that stage as I was concerned about it’s effe…

Vaginal ring

For me it has all the same side effects of taking the pill (not many but a bit of vaginal dryness and loss of sex drive) but a …

Combined pill

- Yasmin

I went on the pill initially as a young adult to help control heavy and irregular periods. It took several months to find the r…