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Progestins are hormones.

The low-dose progestins for contraception are used to prevent pregnancy. Other names for progestin-only oral contraceptives are minipills and progestin-only pills (POPs). Progestins can prevent fertilization by preventing a woman's egg from fully developing.

Also, progestins caus... continue

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Overall, 54% (254 Members) find Mirena helpful

Mirena Reviews

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i love it I dont get my piroids and i dont have to think about it.
Working / Worked
pains went a bit when i first got it in.
Working / Worked
Agony for first three months and constant bleeding. Then, brilliant when it settled down. No periods for a while and no endo symptoms. However, terrible monthly mood swings and a gradual return of endo symptoms after 2 yrs. Would still recommend Mirena though.
Working / Worked
Once you get past the first week, the cramping is sparse/non-existant. There was a little dizziness and nausea after insertion, but nothing major. For me it was like labor pains all over again. Despite that I'd do it again in a heartbeat! My sex drive is back, no more injections, and best of all, I'm pain-free. After years of suffering with this, Mirena is like mana to me!
Working / Worked
it worked good
Working / Worked
Bleed for 8 months was reduced to spotting by the BCP. Currently on this form of treatment.
Working / Worked
Bleed for 8 months was reduced to spotting by the BCP. Currently on this form of treatment.
Working / Worked
Great love life, Don't have to worry about pregancy or making a mistake, forgetting a pill or something
Working / Worked
Calmed the bleeding but the pain is still awful
Somewhat Helpful
I had this in after the birth of my 1st child. It was not placed properly so I cannot say in the long run if it would of helped me not redevelop symptoms.
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  1. Discussion: Mirena
    I know there's been discussions of Mirena on here before, you should search the archives for them. I've had one for about 2 years. Getting it inse... [More]
  2. Discussion: Mirena
    Has anyone used the IUD Mirena for management for endo? How did you find it worked? How long were you on it? Would you say it worked for long term man... [More]
  3. Discussion: Mirena
    Yeah, my gyn said that she was going to do the ablation if the Mirena didn't she won't do it. Grrr. Irritates me when they say one thing bu... [More]
  4. Discussion: Mirena
    I have had my mirena in for 3 years due to heavy periods. I am having continuous bleeds and I can't usually remember when it actually begins or when i... [More]
  5. Discussion: Mirena
    Hey everyone, did anyone have the IUD Mirena inserted? If so, how long did you have cramps and pain afterwards? I'm having a hard time distinguishing ... [More]