24/04/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'11"/180cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I feel the pill made me a bit emotionally numb to things. That it gave me a kind of brain fog. The fact that I had no periods was great /pain free / practical but it concerned me- Like I’d stopped being ‘me’ if that makes sense.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Thrush

Impact after using

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

No effects

No effects

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

My body feels a bit more awake. It feels good to be natural after so many years. I am still monitoring my moods as it’s only been 2 months so I understand it may take a while to level out.

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