Published in Heart Disease Weekly, October 5th, 2008
She was having a stroke. Doctors later concluded the stroke probably was due to several related factors, including birth control pills, a venous blood clot, sexual intercourse and a heart defect.
Doctors at Loyola University Medical Center describe the unusual case in the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease.
Birth control pills slightly increase the risk of blood clots. Doctors believe a small clot formed in one of the veins in her...
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