05/07/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I have been using my mirena coil for 6 years now and before children I used it for 4 years. I found unlike others I’ve tried it really helps control my mood and periods. Before this I had my period every 2-3 weeks and my mood swing were awful, I just couldn’t control my mood. Now I don’t have periods at all and I’m only slightly moody once a month. I know when it should have been my time of the month as I get dull aches in my lower back but it’s nothing bad. I have increased hair growth, but the only hair that bothers me is my chin hair, I didn’t have it before. Easy to fix, I just tweeze them when I’m doing my make up in the morning. I love my coil it keeps me happy and sain the only real negative is I have literally no sex drive at all. It’s completely non existent and this plays a huge part in my relationship. It causes rows and resentment from my partner, but in my eyes it’s a small price to pay for a happier life over all.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Increased body hair

Better skin

Dark body hair

Back pain

Vaginal dryness

Cystitus

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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