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|Peter Jundt is an independent insurance agent licensed in GA, SC, WI and MN. He is an expert in insurance and has studied the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) and its complexities. Peter joins Sasha Ottey on the PCOS Challenge radio show to speak about health insurance options for women with PCOS and to answer some of your questions about the Affordable Care Act.
It is estimated that more than 1 in 10 women are afflicted with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), yet most people are uninformed about it and have no idea that such a condition exists. Women with PCOS experience a combination of symptoms that can lead to serious conditions such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and infertility. In fact, PCOS is a leading cause of infertility in women. There is no cure for PCOS; therefore it is a life-long condition, and people need to be informed about managing PCOS and all the symptoms associated with it.
The best way to manage PCOS is to mentally prepare ourselves for life-long behavioral changes and adjust our lives so that we are living the healthiest way possible. That is what the PCOS Challenge will do for us. The PCOS Challenge is a program that brings women with PCOS together to support each other in the difficult journey to turning our lives around and trying to reverse PCOS.
PCOS Challenge, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. With over 25,000 members, we are one of the largest and most active support organizations for women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome worldwide. We touch the lives of women with PCOS and their supporters each year through cable television and radio programming, online and offline support groups, and education and awareness initiatives. Since our programs began in 2009, we've helped many women find answers that helped them overcome their struggles with infertility, weight gain, anxiety and depression and reduce their risk for life-threatening related conditions.
My Story:I was diagnosed with PCOS about two years ago. I have struggled with weight since the age of 12. I became pregnant at the age of 22 and had a miscarriage. I became pregnant again at the age…Continue
The main thing I need to say is why in the world did it take so long for me to make this decision!I have the most annoying, thick dark hairs on my chin and neck and I simply grew weary of looking at…Continue
I despise the way birth control makes me feel "insane," but the metformin isn't doing it's job completely. My periods are still extremely painful, and somewhat heavy. Has anyone else experienced…Continue
To all of you women suffering from PCOS and your loved ones going through the infertility track with you don't give up. I was diagnosed with PCOS at 14. My doctor always told me that I would get…Continue