Five Half-truths of Hormonal Contraceptives – The Pill, Patch and Ring

By Joe Malone

Have you ever wondered if the pharmaceutical companies and doctors are telling you the whole truth about the risks for side effects with the drugs they sell or prescribe? Do the side effect warnings seen in advertisements or on prescription inserts make any sense to you? If you are like me, probably not. In fact, if you’re like me you probably don’t give side effects much thought at all. Or at least I didn’t, until my daughter suffered from a serious side effect of a common medication, a medication millions of women take every day for years. My daughter died last year from hormonal contraceptive induced blood clots. You can read her story here: Brittany Malone. Now, I have made it my mission to educate other women and families about the very real risks associated with hormonal contraceptives and the incredible lack of data and information available to women to make an informed choice.

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