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Mirena IUD With PCOS Experiences?

Mirena IUD With PCOS Experiences?

Hi my name is Merel (32) PCOS and im from Europe.

- I want to know if trying the Mirena Coil is a good idea with PCOS since i've red that Mirena interrupts a woman's natural hormone cycle, but less than the birth control pill and that worries me because my natural hormonal cycle is horrible with my PCOS
- I have already placed the coil yesterday but now im worried, should i be worried?
- Should i give this a try for 6 months and see if I like the results?
- Should i track my weight, pcos… read more

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I had the morena iud after the birth of my first son, and it really messed with my mood. I was constantly in a "blah" foggy place - I never felt really happy. I had it removed after 10 mos because I didn't feel like "me" anymore.

Otherwise, I couldn't physically feel it, no pain during sex and I only had a couple periods while on it.

posted over 2 years ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Im a bit scared for this: Mirena is primarily a contraception and not a treatment for PCOS but your experience makes me less scared i think i should just try and if my pcos complaints come back i can always go back on the pill.

posted over 2 years ago
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