Overall, the chance of having a stroke from birth control, especially oral contraception, is not very high. In the United States, birth control pills are the most popular method of birth control. Most women are given combination pills, which are also called combined oral contraception. There is a small chance of stroke with many chemical birth control methods. Your chance of having a stroke relies on many things, and there are things you can do to decrease that probability. Lindsay Sarrel, a nurse practitioner with Manhattan Cardiology in New York helps list the factors involved. Read the article.