April 11, 2012 in Women's Health
If you haven’t heard the latest news about the increasingly obvious dangers of birth control, take a moment to read this article from The Wall Street Journal. This, among other reasons, is why I have been telling my patients to get off of birth control pills for many years. Although I am a former gynecologist, who used to prescribe birth control pills, there is now enough supporting evidence warning of the dangers. Quite simply, women should stop using birth control pills. I recently met a female attorney – she is making her living successfully suing the companies that make birth control pills with drosperinone – standing up for the women who have been harmed by this type of birth control. I recommend women consider an IUD or diaphragm instead.
Read more on this story at WSJ.com.