Hormonal coil, non-hormonal coil – what even is the difference?! From how it works to benefits and side effects, get the gossip on the IUS vs the IUD.
What happens when you hit menopause whilst having a Mirena coil in place? Are there benefits? When should you remove it? Get the lowdown to the Mirena and menopause.
Feeling your coil threads is a really important way to check in with your coil. Find out when and how to find your threads in this user’s guide.
Rated two of the most popular birth control methods by The Lowdown reviewers, it seems only fair that we bring you an informative piece comparing the IUS – or intrauterine system – and the combined pill. By doing so, we hope you grasp a better understanding on what might be the best one for you and your body.
The Hormonal coil (aka the intrauterine system or IUS) is women’s favourite method of contraception here at The Lowdown. The Hormonal coil (brands include Mirena, Levosert, Kyleena and Jaydess) tops our overall satisfaction ratings – with an average 3.5 out of 5.
Learn which types of birth control are best for treating symptoms of PCOS, including the best pill for PCOS, and other options such as the vaginal ring, contraceptive patch and hormonal coil.
When should you remove your Mirena coil? Can it ‘run out’? And what on earth is the Mirena Crash?!