Women's Health Community
Mirena for non-mothers?
About This Community:

A community for people with Women's Health-related concerns. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Mirena for non-mothers?

I'm 17 and have the Mirena. I've heard it is the best form of birthcontrol, but after almost a year of having it, I've gained major weight, acne, moodiness, and pretty much all the sideffects that come with the Mirena. I'm wondering if it is because I haven't had a child yet and the Mirena is mainly for mothers, or do I just have really crappy luck.
Please let me know. I'm thinking of getting a different birthcontrol... Any suggestions? The weight gain is what is really killing me.

Thanks.
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
1794055 tn?1315442182
i was on mirena as well and had the same things happen. i switched to tro-cyclen low and that helped alot better
Blank
Avatar m tn
Did you gain any weight? Because I have a terrible metabolism, but I workout all the time. The weight just doesn't come off with the mirena.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
2020005 tn?1464196836
Blank
KTowne commented on renae176's status
38 mins ago
2020005 tn?1464196836
Blank
KTowne commented on KTowne's status
7 hrs ago
18404018 tn?1464616193
Blank
Vikki2 is ...Joyful and Content Comment
9 hrs ago
Blank
Menstrual Tracker
Track your cycles
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Weight Tracker
Reach your weight goals
Start Tracking Now
Top Women's Health Answerers
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
134578 tn?1463413330
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
Avatar f tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
4851940 tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Women's Health Community Resources
Top Women's Health Answerers
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
134578 tn?1463413330
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
Avatar f tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
4851940 tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom