27/06/2019

Yasmin

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

It felt completely artificial, sort of made me feel less connected with my body. Instead of suffering from PMS symptoms for 7 to 9 days before my period as I did without the pill, I now had them all the time. Bloating, retention of water etc etc. Much happier without it!

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Tender breasts

Issues wearing contact lenses

Spots or acne

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

I was glad my body got back into its normal cycle rather quickly I really noticed the impact the pill had on my mood after I stopped using it

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