20/06/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
Over 45
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

The Mireya coil worked a treat, no periods however I did notice a drop in sex drive and over a period my hair fell out post breastfeeding and it didn’t really come back and was very thin. I had the coil removed and was sterilised, my hair is getting thicker but back to having periods which I not so great

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

Once my coil was removed my hair loss stopped and my hair began to get thicker again, unfortunately the sex drive didn’t rally come back but I am 45 so suspect this is related to peri menopause?

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