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Is Oral Contraception Right for You?

If you want to have sexual intercourse without becoming pregnant, it is important to consider your contraceptive options. There are many types of birth control that you or a partner can utilize to help prevent unwanted pregnancy. One of the most popular methods of birth control is oral contraception, commonly called “the pill.”

80% of American women report that they have used the pill at some point in their lives. However, some fourth-generation birth control pills, such as YAZ, Yasmin, and Ocella, have been linked to devastating side effects like pulmonary embolism and liver tumors. If you have taken YAZ, Yasmin, or Ocella and experienced these or other complications, you should contact a dedicated YAZ lawsuit attorney from Williams Hart today at 800-761-3187.

How the Pill Can Help

Besides preventing unwanted pregnancy, the pill can also help you with the following:

  • Decreased risk of endometrial and ovarian cancers
  • Improvement of acne
  • Regulation of menstruation
  • Decreased severity of menstrual cramps

Thus, if you have irregular, painful periods or a family history of endometrial and ovarian cancer, oral contraception can be a good choice for you.

Drawbacks of Oral Contraception

Despite the aforementioned advantages, there are also several disadvantages to the pill. To use the pill correctly, you must commit to taking it at the exact same time every day. Forgetting to take a pill or taking it several hours late can greatly increase your risk of pregnancy.

Also, the hormones in the pill can slightly increase your risk of blood clots as well as breast cancer and cervical cancer. If you have a family history of blood clots or these cancers, you should consider avoiding oral contraceptives.

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Some birth control pills come with higher risks of complications than others. Research studies have shown that YAZ, Yasmin, and Ocella can all contribute to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, among other things. If you are a victim of YAZ, Yasmin, or Ocella, you should contact a knowledgeable YAZ side effects lawyer from Williams Hart at 800-761-3187 today to discuss your case.

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