25/06/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
105kg - 110kg / 16st 7lb - 17st 4lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

The coil was great because I didn’t have to think about it, but for me I started to get quite bad pain in the last 8 months I think it can get knocked about too easily. It made me put on a bit of weight and completely stop periods but out of all the methods I’ve tried (pill, implant and coil) the Mireya was definitely the best option.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
2 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

Better skin

No effects

Experience after taking

Removal was quick and pain free with *touch wood* no trouble. Periods returned to norma after a couple of months. My skin got very nice again with a glow. However I do now get monthly spots but they come and go. I’ve found losing weight a lot easier without the coil and it’s nice not to be in pain.

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