Can birth control cause a stroke?

Answer Birth control pills increase your risk of stroke, reports the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The risk is greatest for women who smoke, are over the age of 35 or who have a history of... Read More »

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Does birth control cause abortions?

On One Hand: Birth Control Prevents FertilizationHormonal birth control, including birth control pills, shots, patches and implants, works primarily by inhibiting ovulation. It also thickens cervic... Read More »

Does birth control cause spotting?

Birth control pills pose a risk for spotting, or the appearance of small amounts of menstrual blood between your periods, reports the Mayo Clinic. For many women, spotting occurs when you first beg... Read More »

Can birth control pills cause hair loss?

Some birth control pills can cause hair loss in women both during and, commonly, after discontinuing their use. However, not all hair loss caused by oral contraceptives is permanent, and often, aft... Read More »

Does birth control pills cause breast cancer?

Although any medication can cause cancer, there is no corrolative evidence to suggest that the Pill causes breast cancer