16/01/2020

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Combined pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I’ve been taking the pill for over a year. At first, I loved it. My periods were lighter, my cramps weren’t as bad. Everything seemed mellowed out. Then my sex drive went way down. And as time would pass, I noticed more and more symptoms. My breasts would become unbearably tender and swollen. I would have at least 3-4 migraines/headaches a week. My periods are gradually getting heavier and the cramps worse. The past 5-6 months I have noticed a drastic change in my mood/mental state. My mood swings are so bad, they’re beginning to effect on my relationship. My mental health is far worse than when I started taking the pill.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

Back pain

Tender breasts

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Issues wearing contact lenses

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Pelvic infection

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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