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Combined Hormonal Contraceptives

A recent study found that many women using combined hormonal contraceptives could be at risk for a plethora of health isues. Combined hormonal contraceptives are a type of birth control that contain both estrogen and progesterone to prevent pregnancy, commonly used in pills, patches and vaginal rings. “Sound Medicine” healthy living expert Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, M.D., FACS, discusses the dangers of combined hormonal contraceptives for women with certain risk factors.