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Levonorgestrel Weight Gain
I've been on femme tab 120/100 for 6 weeks I feel like I have put on weight I was on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) no weight gain but bad mood swings not sure what to do plz?
Can 0.03 mg levonorgestrel produce more weight gain than: 2.5 + 1.5 mg estradiol nomegestrol? I want to know which one to choose for less weight gain.
I just had the mirena (levonorgestrel) inserted after coming off the pill due to weight gain? Will mirena (levonorgestrel) make me gain weight as well or no due it not having estrogen?
I recently switched from Depo-Provera to mirena (levonorgestrel) due to extreme weight gain. When will I begin to lose the added Depo-Provera weight?
No magic: The weight you gain (not all women do) is "real" weight. It is not water weight and will not come off quickly. Luckily you will not experience this with Mirena (levonorgestrel) - a very good choice on your part. Dr. Oz (google on internet) has a very good two week weight loss diet that will get you started in the right direction. It's going to be diet and exercise, difficult kind of work, that will shed the lbs. ...Read more
I'm getting my mirena (levonorgestrel) removed in 15 days. Nervously. Recommendations on a bc? No weight gain. And can easily be taken off of.
~34yo. Mirena (levonorgestrel) inserted ~4 yrs ago pp. My BPs since then have been 20pts higher. No weight gain, eating better and exercising more. Can the IUD be why?
Depends: The dose can make a difference but over all birth control pills containing levonorgestral and ethinyl estradiol have not been shown to cause weight gain.That being said, I have had patients complain of both weight gain & weight loss with these pills. There is a tendency to start pills at the same times when weight gain frequently occurs - at the time u go off to college, marry, or after child birth. ...Read more
Which of these components in birth control pills can cause more weight gain? Norethisterone, levonorgestrel, nomegestrol, dienogest. I am 23 years old
What birth control pill does not cause weight gain? I want to know if levonorgestrel 0.03 mg or 2.5 mg estradiol + 1, 5 nomegestrol cause weight gain?
I need birth control, but I don't want weight gain. Which of these components is better? Norethindrone, levonorgestrel, nomegestrol, dienogest.
Had mirena (levonorgestrel) for 4 years w/ weight gain, mood swings, depression, several bvs, bad cramps, all are getting worse. Time to get it removed? No insurance.
Your complaints: Of mood issues and weight are not related to the mirena (levonorgestrel). The amout of circulating homrone from the device is ropughly 1/30th the amount in the pill. Your cramping may be due to ovulation, bowel or bladder. Perhaps that is the iud. Your mood and anxiety need to be seperatly treated, then you will see more clearly where the iud is causing a problem. Good luck. ...Read more
Smelly brown discharge on mirena (levonorgestrel) w/low sex drive, acne and weight gain. Want it out, after 3 mos?
Which of these components in birth control pills can cause more weight gain? Norethindrone, levonorgestrel, nomegestrol, dienogest. I am 23 years old
On Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, would that cause a false negative pregnancy test at home? Heat flashes tender breasts mood swings brown spotting weight gain.
Possible.: This is not a feature of the disease itself, but may accompany any protracted illness. You may have lost some weight with the illness for a variety of reasons and are now regaining to your norm. If wt gain is excessive see you doc. ...Read more
Foods to help with: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey proteins. ...Read more
Yes, as a component.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil. ...Read more
Eat, eat, eat.: You can gain calories by just eating more food. People tend to gain weight with meat because it's more calorie-dense than other foods, but you'd gain more weight by just eating more of less calorie-dense foods. Just keep it healthy - there's a difference between gaining muscle weight and just getting fat. ...Read more
There is no medical reason one should not masturbate in general. No, masturbation does not lead to weight gain.
Masturbation is a natural human experience. Almost every man you know masturbates or has masturbated. There is no scientific reason to deny yourself this normal experience. ...Read more