Nuvaring A Way To Get My Sex Drive Back Or Stop Weight Gain?

Sep 10, 2014

So I've been on the Nuvaring for 11 months now, this is my 12th starting. Unfortunately I have a lack in my sex drive, my boobs have gone from a C to a DD, I've gained about 10 lbs, I have been getting headaches, and I have a huge increase in my appetite. I know every woman has different reactions to different birth controls. Are the headaches normal? That's my biggest concern and is there anyway I can get my sex drive back or stop my appetite and weight gain? It's driving me crazy, my pants are too tight and I need all new bras, dresses and shirts! This is becoming an expensive prescription.

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Here's what has been bugging me for a while. Namely, Im having occasional impotence problems and low sex drive. I also put on a few extra pounds which is also quite a turn off. I want to take up exercising in order to reduce my weight, and since I like cycling, I'm thinking about starting with it but the problem is that I don't know whether it can have some bad effect on my impotence. Any ideas?

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Has anyone on this forum gotten new info about this issue? I have been on nuvaring for 3 years. I removed it 6 weeks ago and have gained 16 pounds!!! I am 5'1 so this is a HUGE gain for me, and it is all in my stomach ( I look pregnant and always have an uncomfortable bloated tummy) I have been in a fitness program for 1 1/2 years,5 days a week. (I'm actually a fitness trainer now). I follow the paleo diet and train class 4-7 times per week. Yes I have the occasional cheats but nothing has changed in the past 1 1/2 years except removing nuvaring. I can't help but think this is the culprit.

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Nuvaring :: Weight Gain, Anxiety And Depression

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2) Acne- I am drastically breaking out on my hairling & chest.

3) Mood Swings- I have extreme highs & lows in my mood to the point where find myself crying for little to no reason at all but then I am over the top loving & happy.

I am just wondering if these side effects are normal to all birth controls or if I should considering switching to a new one

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I was prescribed norethisterone by my gp, after I went to see her with periods lasting 2 weeks, this started within a year of me being sterilised at the age of 40.

Since taking them I have experienced bad skin, spots, no mood changes,but most of all I have gained over half a stone in 5 months, i have always watched what I eat and still do, I cant seem to move a pound. I am stopping the tablets today, to see if my periods have sorted themselves out, I will be interested to see if the weight comes off, Has anyone who gained weight with these tablets, lost the weight when they stopped.

Ill will keep you posted to see if my weight does return, and what affects I have after coming off them.

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Almost two years ago, I started taking the pill (Junel FE1/120, or something like that). At first it was everything I wanted.

Every month on the first day of my period, I would get really sick. I would get nauseous and dizzy and everything hurt so badly that I couldn't get out of bed most months. Junel fixed that. Those problems went away immediately.

Then came new problems. Junel made me crazy. My blood pressure and heart rate were always really high and I would have panic attacks at little to no provocation. I couldn't function. I cried all the time, and I got really depressed. I started doing really poorly in school and couldn't handle daily life.

Last June, I switched over to Nuvaring. Craziness gone! But so is my libido. I never want to have sex anymore, and what's the fun of being on BC if you never are in the mood? All I've gained from Nuvaring is 30 lbs.

Does anyone know of any better options that won't make me crazy, but might not kill my sex drive?

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I have been on and off birth control since I was about 12 years old (I am now 24). I have been on the nuvaring now for at least 6 years and have gained around 30 pounds and recently haven't been feeling right. So almost two weeks ago now I took it out for good. Well, I felt great for the first week.. even lost 3 pounds! Now for the past three or four days I just haven't felt "right". I have felt hot, (checked my temp and im normal) headaches, tired, had horrible cramps after having sex, and just off. Question is.. is this just my bodies reaction to not having the added hormones anymore? Has anyone else gone through this? I feel like im losing my mind. My poor husband has been taking care of me all weekend and I just want to feel normal again. Help!! Also, I do not want to be on the ring again and I cant even remember to take pills. I am not anywhere near ready to have a baby. Any suggestions on other alternatives? We have tried using condoms but the husband isn't exactly "Getting his" from using them. I feel terrible!!!

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I have been told today that I should restart the tablets as my T4 is now instead of the norm of 10 to 25 gone up to 70. I am worried that if I start the tablets my weight will go up very quickly. I have all the symptoms, shaking hands, lump in the throat, can't stand heat etc.

Having been in this situation before I am very worried and not sure what to do even thought I have told my doc my concerns re weight gain.

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I have been prescribed 15mg for 2 weeks for depression which has lead to severe weight loss Iam 5'5 and weigh just under 7 stone which makes me look horrible, so horrible I can hear people talk about me in the street, I look terrible. Before taking the medication I was aware of my weight and have always made special efforts to eat regular but still could not maintain a good weight. I have only been on mirtazapine for a few days, and have a follow up appointment in 2 weeks to see how I'm getting on and maybe to up my dosage. I haven't had any hunger cravings like I have heard people talk about and I'm really worried that I'm going to be the only person ever not to gain weight from these meds. My weight really adds to my depression and stops me going out the house, I want to gain 2-3 stone. But don't think this would be possible as I already eat a good amount of food every day. 

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