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Contraceptives Causing Health Risks

Artificial birth control makes pharmaceutical companies a bundle, whereas self-control preserves the family, and, thereby, the culture. Self-control also preserves health.

While first-generation Enovid, with 10 times the estrogen needed, caused thousands of women to die or be maimed by stroke, current contraceptives nearly double stroke risk.

The once-a-month NuvaRing is fighting 730 lawsuits filed in state and federal courts. The first, filed in 2008, alleges NuvaRing led to death by stroke after the company hid the risks.

Likewise, Yaz, the Yasmin/Yaz Lawsuit Center reports, is linked to "blood clots including pulmonary embolism, DVT (deep vein thrombosis) and stroke."

And, the Ortho Evra patch, releasing 60 percent more estrogen and progestin than typical, has caused, it's believed, 23 deaths, prompting a massive campaign for its recall.

According to National Cancer Institute, the pill is linked, as well, to an elevated risk of breast cancer. An NCI-sponsored study published in 2003 concluded "the risk was highest for women who used oral contraceptives within five years prior to diagnosis."

via washingtonexaminer.com

March 26, 2012 in Orthro Evra, Yaz | Permalink

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