I am 47 years old and suffer from long excessive periods! My doctor is suggesting Mirena. I am on medication for HBP. I also have high cholesterol. I don't think this is a good idea. My doctor said that my bp was good and that shouldn't be a factor. I have moved from Ohio to NC and have a new doctor and just need a second opinion-Yours! Thank you in advance.
The Mirena can be an excellent way to improve menorrhagia (excessive menstrual bleeding). The hormone in it, Progesterone, thins the uterine lining making periods lighter and in 20-30% of women there periods end after 1-2 years (which some women like, some don't). Also, it won't affect your blood pressure.
However, there are other ways to address menorrhagia. Talk to your ob/gyn about all of your options and decide which is best for you.
Hi, i had similar symptons to yourself,, started on northisterone tablets to help with blood loss...Then had Mirena coil fitted, it took over 6 months to notice a benefit from it but now excessive bleeding has stopped and also am regular without the spotting and breakthrough bleeding i used to have...My personal opinion is,, best thing i had done!
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.