Blood Clots

Do Birth Control Pills Cause Blood Clots?

By NWHN Staff | Apr 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Do Birth Control Pills Cause Blood Clots?

When taking any medication, there may be risks involved. CHCs are associated with an increased risk of blood clots due to increased levels of estrogen; however, the risk is small.

Health Facts: Hormonal Birth Control and Blood Clot Risk

By NWHN Staff | Feb 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Health Facts: Hormonal Birth Control and Blood Clot Risk

Even the safest drugs and medical devices carry some risk of side effects but with good information about the risks and benefits of various birth control methods, you can make an informed decision about what is best for you.

Changed “For Good”

By NWHN Staff | Jul 1, 2013 | Comments Off on Changed “For Good”

Last year, the NWHN received a generous donation from For Good, an endeavor established by Megan Williams in memory of her sister, Melissa, who passed away in 2007 from pulmonary embolisms (blood clots) in her lungs. Melissa’s family believes the clots were caused by Yaz, the birth control Melissa used.