Unveiling the Dark Side of IUDs: An Intense Personal Struggle with Depression and Anxiety. Amy’s Story.

Before I read up on this, I took a step back to ask myself how I feel, and I feel normal! The thoughts I will always have, a million per second, are gone! Silence. Like I feel good for the first time in 10 plus years. I’m 27, started birth control at 19. I’m disappointed that all of this could’ve been avoided, and there are women out there who are going through the same thing.

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I was constantly tired and moody, and all my joy was gone. Dawn’s Story

The doctor that took it out waved it in my face after it was out and asked if I wanted it for “the baby book.” I noticed that instead of it being the bright copper color, it had turned dark/brownish/blackish already. It had only been 8mo since it was put in. What had it done to my body in that short time?

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Mental Health Issues started with Copper IUD. Mayra’s Story

My hair started falling out I started to look bald. My skin was dry and I bruised very easily. Everything hurt. My joints hurt my hip and shoulders especially. All the symptoms I named before just got worse. My tongue was dry and and white. I was sensitive to sound. I started getting peach fuzz around my face like when I was pregnant and I started sprouting whiskers.

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Depression, Low Libido and Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism after Copper IUD. Blanca’s Story

At age 23, my partner and I decided to move into our first apartment in Johannesburg, South Africa! It was to be the best time of our lives. I had been on hormonal birth control and was unhappy with the side effects and so opted for the Copper IUD- I had done my research which all pointed to it being a fantastic hormone-free option and my doctor didn't advise me any differently when I requested it.

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I will never ever recommend this birth control to anyone. India’s Story

I had the IUD inserted September 2021. I am getting it removed this week. This Copper IUD has caused me so many issues including hair loss, fatigue, anxiety more than ever before, so tired I can barely lift anything, depression, mood swings, hopelessness, I can barely get dressed some days. I will never ever recommend this birth control to anyone.

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“I had a horrific 2 years with the copper iud”. Natalie’s Story

I suffered with severe anxiety, panic attacks (new), depression, weight gain (2 stone) despite eating and exercising the same as before. Metallic taste in my mouth, extremely dry skin, constant UTIs , thrush (new), total change of personality, apathy, tiredness, social withdrawal etc i am now on the road to recovery finding the weight loss slow

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