Are Sudden Warnings on Birth Control And Aspirin an Overreaction?

Newer Birth control options like the ring, the patch, and oral contraceptives like Yasmin are linked to a rise in blood clots according to studies.
SO here’s what you need to know about your blood clot risk and how it’s impacted by which birth control you use:
Blood clotting helps stop the bleeding when you get a cut, but it can be dangerous or even fatal in a vein or artery.
The study results — which have been making terrifying headlines this week — found that your risk of getting a blood clot is higher if you take birth control with a newer form of progestin than if you take birth control with an older form. Still the numbers are not mindblowing when put in perspective with the risk of blood clots during pregnancy and after childbirth.