- 5 years ago
This will probably be way too much information for some people, so you’ve been warned!
For those who don’t know, Endometrial Hyperplasia is the thickening of the lining of the uterine wall. For me, this means that the lining of my uterus is 6x larger than what a normal female would have. It was discovered at the same time they found I had Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, so they concluded the two are linked.
This means a few things. I am more likely to get cancer in my uterus, and that when I get my period it is really heavy. I mean, I need night-time pads during the day, and they need to be changed every couple of hours. That heavy.
But since going on the contraceptive rod, it’s slowed down. I can use normal pads. I haven’t done that since I first got my period! I got told that when I started the rod, it may help to thin out that layer, and I’m so glad it has.
It’s good to feel normal, not having to go to the toilet to change every 2 hours and knowing that my risk of cancer is decreasing.
Getting the contraceptive rod was a great decision!