I cannot use any form of hormonal birth control. I want the copper Iud. Is there a way to minimize the heavy periods and duration of the periods.

No. However, if you have completed your family, permanent means of contraception are available. If not, the iUD has the "side effects" that you mentioned just like any other form of contraception.

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Copper IUD is said to be effective but is there a possibility of copper toxicity? I want a non hormonal birth control.

Unlikely. If a woman is not allergic to copper and does not have a pre-exisiting copper exposure that has increased her level of copper, then it is not likely that the Copper T would cause any toxicity problems. Read more...