Hi there, I was diagnosed with androgenetic alopecia almost 3 years ago. I am 23 years old and have been sort of in denial about it but have started shedding worse in the last month. A year ago I started a Mirena IUD and I think it might be contributing to it. It seems to be a high androgen form of birth control but my doctor basically dismissed my concern that it was affecting my hair loss. I am planning on going back onto a pill that is low androgen (GENERIC NAME(S): Desogestrel-Ethinyl Estradiol). Does anyone have any insight into this?