I Fight On Contraception Hill

Contraception is one of the great scourges not just of our time but of all time. In two ways it sets men and women against their creator. First, because they choose disobedience over the clear teaching of the Church. Second, it says no to the creative work of our Lord. Both of these put their souls in jeopardy. Contraception is also the font of many of … Continue reading I Fight On Contraception Hill

Multiple Sclerosis linked to Contraceptive Pill

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Taking the contraceptive Pill may increase a woman’s chance of developing multiple sclerosis, researchers warn.

The risk of MS could be up to 50 per cent higher among women on the Pill, according to a new US study.

The findings also show young obese women are at greater risk of the disease, probably because they produce higher levels of a hormone known to regulate appetite.

Previous research had suggested that oral contraception could cut MS risk, or delay its onset. Continue reading “Multiple Sclerosis linked to Contraceptive Pill”

Hormonal contraceptives nearly double stroke risk in women: American Heart Association

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 7, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – February 7 is “National Wear Red Day,” sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA) to draw attention to the risk of heart disease and stroke in women.  On Thursday, the organization released new stroke prevention guidelinesspecifically for women, reminding them that hormonal contraceptives like birth control pills increase their risk of hypertension (high blood pressure), blood clots and stroke … Continue reading Hormonal contraceptives nearly double stroke risk in women: American Heart Association