The Coil to help reduce heavy periods?

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Hi ladies, Just would like to know if any of you has had the coil fitted in perimenopause because of heavy period? Was it a good success? Was it painful to have it fitted?

I am 49 with heavy periods and at my Gynae appointment today, the Doctor suggested having coil fitted. Any advise?

Thanks x

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    hi hunni yep i had a mirena coil fitted and it certainly helped me. In some women periods stop altogether but I just had tiny periods once fitted which was such a relief after such heavy ones.

    I didnt find it painful personally but we all have different pain barriers. it was a shade uncomfortable I would say but only for a few seconds so its more than worth it to get the relief of lighter periods.

    good luck today, try to relax and youll be fine.

    take care xxx

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    Hiya 😃 I had x2 Mirena coils fitted over a 10 year period (excuse the pun!!!) I found them absolutly fine 😃 Periods became very light and then stopped completely 😃

    Little bit uncomfortable when fitting them but didn't stop me from working a night shift 😃 I was 47 when I had the last one removed and didn't get a period at all after that!! Bang straight into full blown menapause 😦 Hope this helps?

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      Hi Linda, thanks for replying. Yes, I heard someone else saying that when their coil was removed, they never had another period 😃 I will definitely consider it if it will lighten my periods. Was it painful to have fitted? My womb has a bit of a tilt!

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      Hi AnnieL4 sorry for delay in reply - have been away for few days..............

      Ok so yes it was uncomfortable but not really painful when it was fitted and I also have a tilted uterus - try to relax as much as you can - think lovely thoughts etc its over and done quite quickly 😃 I personally think its the best thing since sliced bread 😃 Good luck!

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