The Pill Problem teaches women how to protect their health from the dangerous side effects of oral contraceptives. Ross Pelton, a professional pharmacist and a certified clinical nutritionist,... More > educates women about why oral contraceptives can cause so many health problems and presents some relatively easy and inexpensive steps that can be taken to minimize their risks.
Birth control pills are currently taken by over 12 million women in the United States and over 100 million women worldwide. Unfortunately, most women don’t realize that taking the “pill” substantially increases their risks to many health problems, some of which are potentially very serious. Oral contraceptives increase a woman’s risk of depression, sleep disorders, anemia, low energy, migraine headaches, heart attacks, strokes, blood clots, diabetes, a weakened immune system, giving birth to an infant with birth defects, and cancers in the uterus, colon and breast.< Less