27/06/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

It was a great contraceptive however the increased levels of progestogen in my body caused me to suffer with depression which I only found once it had been taken out.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

Dark body hair

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
2 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

Better skin

No effects

Experience after taking

Mentally feel a lot better, the depression hasn’t disappeared but it is not as strong and slowly getting a better hormone balance within my body.

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