Dr. Jennifer Ashton suggests these questions to begin a dialogue with your doctor.

You can watch Dr. Ashton on CBS News here: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/safe-birth-control-pills/

These questions are meant to open a dialogue between you and your doctor/health care provider

5 Questions every woman should ask her doctor/health care provider about your birth control:

1. What are the risks (given in actual numbers) of this method? What is the worst thing that can happen to me on this particular type of Birth Control?

 

2. What are the benefits?

 

3. What are some options/alternatives?

 

4. Specifically, what is the risk of developing a blood clot on this particular form of birth control and how does this compare to other forms.

 

5. What other factors can increase the risk of a blood clot while I am taking this form of birth control?

 

Questions by Dr. Jennifer Aston

2 Responses to Dr. Jennifer Ashton suggests these questions to begin a dialogue with your doctor.

  1. Leeann says:

    Are there female hormones that can make a mans hips and buttocks more round and curvy, and will it affect anything else?

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