A young woman from Peotone, Illinois, suffered a debilitating stroke after taking Yaz for a year. At the young age of 20, blood clots had formed after she started taking Yaz, the younger cousin of Yasmin. The Yaz blood clots broke free and lodged in her brain.
Just a year after starting on Yaz to ease various symptoms associated with her menstruation cycle and also to help clear up acne, Yunker was in the hospital fighting for her life, the result of serious Yaz side effects.
"I didn't think anything bad could happen, especially since a doctor was giving it to me," Yunker told the Chicago Tribune."Any medicine has risk factors, but when you're 20, you don't think about it." To read the entire article click here.