30/01/2020

Copper coil (IUD)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Good method overall, had VERY heavy periods, but after having irregular periods this made my periods regular every month. Periods also became very painful

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Better skin

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Thrush

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
No change

Migraines

Headaches

Tender breasts

No effects

Experience after taking

Felt fine after coming off the contraception, no changes.

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