A study reveals that, birth control pills increase the risk of ischemic stroke. The findings was appeared in a medical journal.
As per the new findings it is revealed that the pills which controls birth increase the risk of ischemic stroke. The ischemic strokes are normally caused by a blood clot that blocks brain’s blood vessel. But it also tells that this risk is very less among the women who doesn’t have other risk factors.
The women who have other risk factors like cigarette smoking, high blood pressure, migraine headaches are mainly discouraged from taking oral contraceptives because, the risk of blood clotting in brain is more in such women.
During the research several mechanisms were proposed to show why the birth control pills increase the risk of stroke. The mechanisms used by researchers includes increasing high blood pressure and making blood hypercoagulable.