It can be used in premenopausal women of all ages, including teenagers. We looked into the research to find out about the side effects, risks, and benefits of the implant, the intrauterine Sign up for our SELF Daily Wellness newsletter All the best health and wellness advice, tips, tricks, and intel, delivered to your inbox every day.
I did not experience especially heavy or painful periods like I was warned with the copper IUD. Also, the pill had been really hard on my body—from weight gain to potentially suicidal thoughts at times. I went back to work the same day.
A friend of mine suggested the copper IUD, since she had a great experience with it. Maybe not the smartest decision, but I made it and suffered through the cramping along with my last final. I had to resort to thick pads, which for any menstrual cup convert knows is a very difficult thing to go back to.
You may not be able to get the copper IUD if you have certain health issues. Butler Tobah, YS expert opinion. The tube is inserted into your cervical canal and ParaGard is carefully placed in your uterus. Your health care provider may discourage use of ParaGard if you:.
About Clue. I decided to try the T-Safe IUD after trying multiple types of hormonal methods, all of which had negative side effects on my mood.
I did not experience especially heavy or painful periods like I was warned with the copper IUD. By comparison, hormonal IUDs Mirena and Kyleena are recommended for up to five years, Liletta is recommended for up to six years, and Skyla is recommended for up to three years.
Start tracking today. Your health care provider may discourage use of ParaGard if you:.