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Family planning

Need a contraception that will not risk messing with my mind in anyway

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parker1313 · 06/09/2010 19:31

I'm on prizac&suffer with pmt. I need a contraception that will not risk messing with my state of mind and hormones.

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VirginOnTheRidiculous · 06/09/2010 19:32

Copper coil?

parker1313 · 06/09/2010 20:20

Don't they release some sort of hormone?

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ISNT · 06/09/2010 20:21

Copper coil is hormone free, it's the mirena which has hormones which is different.

Copper coil can make your periods heavier, don't know if it has any effect on PMT.

Condoms no good?

parker1313 · 06/09/2010 20:33

Sick of condoms now. It kills the moment&the sensation. :)

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VirginOnTheRidiculous · 07/09/2010 08:40

Definitely no hormones in the copper coil. You can leave it in for 10 years and don't have to think about it.

It can make your periods heavier and/or longer but this isn't the case for everybody.

Have you considered going and talking to your local family planning clinic about your options?

Moosmummie · 07/09/2010 08:42

Mirina coil - it contains progesterone but nothing else and got rid of my PMS and periods completely. I love it.

expatinscotland · 07/09/2010 08:53

Copper coil is hormone free.

parker1313 · 07/09/2010 09:37

Are there risks with this?
Iv heard it can cause bloating??
Thanku everyone for this.

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orangina · 07/09/2010 09:43

I have the copper coil and have had no problem (like you, I do NOT need hormones messing with my mind, and I have been fine for years now.....)

Go for it.

(do NOT go for the mirena, works for some, makes others EXTREMELY depressed....)

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