The hormonal IUD is not quite the same as other kinds of hormonal conception prevention.This device prevents conception yet allows you to continue with your cycle and ovulation, and that is something to be thankful for!

Other beneficial things about the hormonal IUD are that it significantly diminishes menstrual flow and can give some relief for endometriosis. There are, however a couple of bad things about Mirena an others hormonal IUDs, please read on.


Unlike any hormonal birth control, Mirena does not totally close down ovulation and hormone creation. Actually, it doesn’t stifle ovulation by any means, however one investigation found that it suppresses ovulation in 85 percent of cycles during the first year (when the dose of levonorgestrel drug is higher) and then in 15 percent of cycles after that. Keep in mind, ovulation is gainful because it is the best way to produce estradiol and progesterone.

In comparison with pills and implants it conveys a lower portion of the medication. The blood dimension of levonorgestrel in Mirena clients is around one-tenth that of pill-clients. In any case, even that low portion can cause symptoms. If it’s not too much trouble, see the main Con point underneath.

It’s more compelling than practically any other method, with a failure rate of simply 0.7 percent.

After inclusion, you don’t have to do anything or take anything, and it keeps going three years (Skyla) or 5 years (Mirena).

Officially, fertility goes back to normal as soon as you expel it.

It lessens menstrual flow by at least 90 percent, and that is a tremendous Pro for overwhelming menstrual bleeding.

It can be likewise useful for endometriosis and from an ideal wellbeing point of view, Mirena’s impact is inconceivably desirable over any other hormonal treatment for endometriosis.


The hormonal IUD discharges the steroid drug levonorgestrel, which is similar to medication utilized in numerous pills. It is discharged systemically into the entire body and can cause skin inflammation, hair loss, depression, anxiety and weight gain. Clearly, this Con is a really major deal and perhaps the major issue. But it’s still better than the dose of progestin drugs utilized in pills, implants and injections.

It causes ovarian cysts in 5 percent of users. It also harms the vaginal microbiome and increases the risk of yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis.

It smothers ovulation part of the time.

It can cause irregular bleeding and spotting during the initial three to six months of use. From that point onward, you may get no bleeding or you may get a light period. (And in case you are pondering-that light period is genuine because it is a part of a real hormonal cycle following ovulation and the creation of progesterone).

Your doctor has to insert it and that will presumably be painful. Yes, just to clear up: It’s an in-office method that takes a couple of minutes – it’s not a medical procedure. You’ll most likely be told to take a painkiller like ibuprofen to facilitate the cramping, or your specialist may choose to utilize a local anesthetic (or more rarely, a general sedative).

It could come out. The chance of expulsion is around 5 percent, however it’s increasingly regular in young women and in women who had it inserted it promptly after childbirth.

It could cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) during the first three weeks after using it, however just on the off chance that you have prior infection with gonorrhea or chlamydia. That is the reason your specialist should screen for those basic conditions previously embedding an IUD.

If you want to take it out, you should see your doctor. In principle, you can’t evacuate it yourself, however many ladies do successfully manage self-removal. Professionals strongly recommend not to do this.

It doesn’t secure against STIs (sexually transmitted infections).

It’s less secure when you’re breastfeeding. There is a greater chance of expulsion and uterine perforation while breastfeeding. A little measure of levonorgestrel (about 0.1 percent of the maternal dose) enters the breast milk and there are no long-term studies to survey its impact on newborn children.

When you are on the pill, bleeding occurs toward the end of each pack. These are the days you take no pills or take the pills in your pack with no (or few) hormones, also called placebo pills. This bleeding will most likely be like if you weren’t taking the pill and you may have times when you bleed just a little or maybe nothing at all. Continue reading “Pills and your Period”


Despite the advances that science has developed, the most valid study about menstrual synchronization, was carried out by the American psychologist Martha McClintock and was published in 1971 by the Nature journal.  Continue reading “Why women synchronize their menstrual cycle?”

The expression “Know thyself” is old as Ancient Egypt, since it is inscribed on the walls of the sanctuary at Luxor. One engraving peruses “The body is the house of God.” [That is the reason it is said] “Man, know thyself”. Another says, “Man, know thyself, and you will know the gods”. Continue reading “The Importance of Tracking your Period”

If you’re looking to conceive but wonder if your irregular periods will make it difficult, we’ve important information – irregular menstruation does no longer constantly mean you’re not ovulating regularly! Continue reading “Ovulation and Irregular Periods: Things You Should Know”

If you are a lady, your possibility of getting a urinary tract disease or UTI, is high; a few specialists rank your lifetime danger of getting one as high as 1 in 2 – with many women having repeated infections, sometimes for quite a long time. Here is the means by which to deal with UTIs, regardless of whether you are encountering your first or fifth disease, and how to make it less likely to get one in a near future. Continue reading “A Guide to Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)”

It’s one of greatest annoyances: finding a method of contraception that works for both your body and your way of life. With such number of options nowadays (15 to be correct), it can be entirely befuddling (and down-right overpowering) to filter through all the information out there. That is the reason Dr Deborah Bateson from Family Planning NSW provided answers to all your most asked questions. Continue reading “How To Choose The Perfect Contraceptive Method Made For You”

If you’ve been trying to conceive, seeing that positive pregnancy test is such a great feeling. But, while you are enjoying the first weeks of pregnancy, you may likewise have a big fear: What if I have a miscarriage? Continue reading “5 Early Miscarriage Symptoms That You Should Be Aware Of”

Did you realize that an expected 150 million ladies overall take anti-conception medication pills?
Such worldwide use of birth control pills stresses me because most women have no idea of how serious their health might be compromised. It’s  believed that these pills are frequently recommended to address symptoms (like spotting, cramping, acne and irregular periods) rather than study the real causes of these symptoms.
Numerous ladies don’t consider the genuine and unsafe reactions of these engineered hormones. However you owe it to your body, and to your future kids, to know more about this.

Continue reading “The truth about birth control pills”