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What Birth Control Method/brand Do You Use And Why Do You Like/dislike It?

What Birth Control Method/brand Do You Use And Why Do You Like/dislike It?

I am on minastrin and just learned some women experience depression with it and that it doesn't really help with pcos symptoms like others might. That explains so much! I want to talk to my doctor but wanted to get some ideas/opinions first.

posted March 2, 2018
A myPCOSteam Member

Nothing has really helped me as far as birth control. I personally experienced a lot of anxiety and depression with copper iud.... has anyone tried the arm implant ?

posted August 12, 2020
A myPCOSteam Member

I am so far on Junel fe and so far so good but only my second week

posted March 17, 2018
A myPCOSteam Member

Im on the copper IUD and love it. Never have to remember to take anything. I personally get extreme mood swings with hormonal birth control, so this was personally my best option.

posted March 5, 2018

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