21/08/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

It helped a lot with my periods as they were previously unbelievably heavy, however, the hormones really affected my mental health. My emotions were like a rollercoaster – either super happy or super low, so I got it taken out and I now know I can’t do hormones at all. I think its a perfect method for people who don’t react to hormones.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Back pain

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Back pain

Tender breasts

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

My periods are now very normal and light, it was a huge help in sorting out my periods. I was much happier and now am thinking of having the copper coil fitted because I don’t know what else to do as i know I can’t do hormones.

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