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hi i am 47 i am thinking about getting the mirena coil fitted

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hi i am 47 i am thinking about getting the mirena coil fitted my peroids are a 3 weeek cycle may last vfor 3 to 4 days but oh my god do i suffer with such bad pmt like a mad woman my friend has told me the coil helps with so any advise u can give would be very much appreciated
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 years ago.
This is Dr. David

have you tried regular oral low dose contraceptive pills? these might help you regulate your periods and help your symptoms.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

no i havet tired anything with 18 years pill never suited me my peroids are not irregular or heavy its the mood swings that i need to sort out

Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 years ago.
I see

I would talk to your doctor about medications such as citalopram (Celexa) or fluoxetine (prozac) which over time most likely will help your mood swing symptoms better than mirena coil