We know it can be really hard to navigate the complex health struggles
that so many women experience in relation to IUD's.
You are not alone!
We've compiled this list of resources to help you on your healing journey.
How To Research A Device
Medical Device Problems
Copper & Mirena IUD Class Action
Formed by a group of women in order to bring awareness to the magnitude of this problem.
Women Against Stirrups
The Copper IUD, Not So Non-Hormonal
Cuidado con el DIU de cobre
Informate acerca del efecto tóxico que el cobre puede tener en algunos organismos
IUD Awareness Page on Facebook
Look through the notes section for lots of other links.
Cuidado con el Diu de Cobre
Lots of essential information in Spanish.
Copper IUD Detox Yahoo Group
Founded by Flor Kot Hansen 2012, as a forum for women to discuss their doubts and frustration over their medical doctors' conclusions.
Hormonal IUD Risks
Levonorgestrel: possible effects of long term usage
Mirena Side Effects, Adverse Reactions Forum, Mirena Removal
21 pages of personal stories & feedback dating back to 2008
No More Panic Anxiety Support Site
Threads on IUD & Copper Toxicity
(Closed groups, so you have to ask to join)
IUD Side Effects Support Group: Paragard, Mirena, Liletta, Skyla, etc...
In Feb of 2014 it had 100 members, now it has over 13,000 members.
Mirena IUD The Good and the Bad group
(WOMEN ONLY/NO SPAM PLEASE!)
They have over 14,000 members!
The IUD: Intrauterine Damage
"it's not a matter of if a woman will have a problem, it is a matter of when."
COPPER AND YOUR HEALTH
by Dr. Lawrence Wilson, May 2017
in which he says:
"Birth control pills and copper IUDs (intra-uterine devices for birth control) . These two birth control methods definitely affect copper metabolism in the body. While some women can handle them, others experience depression, anxiety, personality shifts and many horrible side effects from them, either acute or chronic. This aspect of women’s “sexual revolution” has probably caused more disasters in women’s health than any other. "
Symptoms of Copper Toxicity
Copper Toxicity: The Psycho-Physiological Effects on the Mind, Body and Emotions
"The best website overview of copper toxicity that Dr Malter has seen in 30 years!"
Can the Copper IUD Harm Your Health & Fertility?
Nicole Gardim, August 24th, 2018
IUD Side Effects: What You Should Know
Dr Jolene Brighten
Copper IUDs: What your doctor doesn’t know may be harming you
A must-read article about copper toxicity and MTHFR disorder!
November 1, 2016
Copper Toxicity & Self Evaluation
Dr Julie Caspar, updated 8/2/17
Hidden Copper Overload Article
Ann Louise, First Lady of Nutrition
Metobolic Healing Site
Your Guide to Non-Hormonal Birth Control Part 1: The Copper IUD
Dr Kendra Perry, August 28, 2015
Copper Dysregulation Article
Copper Overload: Do You Have It and What Can You Do About It
Melissa Diane Smith, 1999
The Toxic Effects of Copper in the Body
Rick Fischer; July 6, 2018
Is Copper Really an "Emotional Mineral"
Rick Fischer; August 11, 2018
General article about copper toxicity & mental illness
I found lots of reports saying that anxiety is the fastest growing debilitating complaint, even more that cancer & heart disease, and that it has been increasing 300% to 400%.
DR J - Mirena and Autoimmunity -
mentions silicone toxicity
The Health Articles links (above) contain lots of information about Healing Protocols
"Recovering From the IUD"
note on IUD Awareness Facebook Page
Detox Your Body and Improve Health with Infrared Sauna Therapy -
Rick Fischer; August 11, 2018
MORE TO BE POSTED SOON!
Listings here are for info purposes only
and are not recommendations.
Do your research and make your own informed health choices.
In The News
The Doctor Doesn’t Listen to Her. But the Media Is Starting To.
by Ashley Fetters - August 10, 2018
Supreme Court Change Sparks Birth Control Discussions
by Jen Christensen, CNN - June 28, 2018
Spotlight on Implanon and Mirena long-acting reversible contraceptives, as women report severe side-effects
by the National Reporting Team's Alison Branley and medical reporter Sophie Scott
Updated February 8, 2018
Hormonal Contraceptives Increase Breast Cancer Risk, New Study Finds
Jonathan Abbamonte - December 13, 2017
Hormonal IUD horror stories spark concern about side-effects of contraceptive option
by Ali Moore - December 16, 2017
Contraceptive horror stories – why do we ignore them?
by Imogen Robinson - October 27, 2017
Law student who hanged herself believed her coil was poisoning her
by Fiona Parker - Jun 30, 2017
Do Women Need Periods?
May 23, 2016
Colorado women detail rare pregnancies with birth control devices
February 28, 2016
11 Year Old Girls Get IUD at School
FOX news -
Thousands of women complain about dangerous complications from Mirena IUD birth control
by Heather Catallo - August 27, 2013