Are Birth Control Pills Connected To Heart Attacks?

Nope, not according to a new research review. According to this new review of past studies, researchers found no link...
Nope, not according to a new research review. According to this new review of past studies, researchers found no link between mini-pills and heart attacks, which is contrary to earlier reports that said women on the pill may have a higher risk of heart disease. Mini pills include brands like Micronor and Ovrette, and don't contain estrogen but do contain progestin. In the past it's been reported than women taking mini-pills are more at risk for developing heart disease and for having heart attacks. However, for this new report, the researchers looked at data from past observational studies and found no increase in risk of heart problems with mini-pill use. However, the researchers also point out that these results are based on limited data and state that further investigation is needed. Still, for now, if you've been worried about heart attacks, the mini-pill is a little less scary to swallow. +Source + Progestogen-Only Contraceptives and the Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Meta-Analysis

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