Question:I had the Mirena IUD inserted about a year ago. Since then I have been experiencing acne, weight gain, nausea, low blood pressure, symptoms of adrenal fatigue and more. I feel that they are related as this is my first time on birth control. I would like to have the Mirena removed but have read that there are horrific side effects to getting it removed. Is there anything I can do to prepare for getting it removed that will help reduce my chances of side affects once I have it removed? Thank you.
Yes, have the Mirena IUD removed. It contains synthetic progestins and many women have hormone disruption due to this type of IUD. Before you have it removed, I recommend the below nutrients. Once you have had it removed you can double the doses listed below. This will help to reduce the symptoms that can occur after having a hormonal IUD removed.
- Calcium D-glucarate 150 mg
- Curcumin 50 mg
- Indole-3-carbinol 150 mg
- Di-indolylmethane (DIM) 50 mg
It may also be helpful for you to support your adrenals. The adrenal fatigue symptoms could be due to other factors.