26/04/2021

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

It was my biggest mistake. I was permanently bloated, gained weight, had terrible skin, moods were erratic and my skin was terrible. The periods were somewhat more regular but it did not suit me at all. Biggest frustration was pain at the gym and during intercourse

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Womb cramps

Thrush

Cystitus

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
No change

No effects

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

I lost about 7kg, bloating went down and my moods improved. Pain during intercourse took a few months to go but totally disappeared now

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