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Does Mirena make you fat? Does it cause your periods to stop?

Anyone have any advice?


Asked by Anonymous at 9:25 PM on Feb. 20, 2010 in Health

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  • I didn't gain a single lb on the IUD.I've had it off and on for 5 years.
    It has 1/7 the amount of hormones as the pill. And the hormones go directly into the lining of the womb versus into the blood stream.
    It acts as a contraceptive in two ways: it makes the mucus at the opening of the cervix much thicker, preventing sperm from getting through and it also makes the lining of the womb extremely thin, stopping implantation. In some women it prevents egg release (ovulation).
    I don't get my period but I spot for a couple days once a month.

    Answer by Malibustacy at 9:43 PM on Feb. 20, 2010

  • any hormonal BC will make you gain weight.

    the hormones trick your body into thinking it's pregnant

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:32 PM on Feb. 20, 2010

  • It also confuses the sperm by blocking their path lol

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:19 PM on Feb. 20, 2010

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