Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) | Learn about PCOS symptoms, pregnancy, infertility, weight loss, diet, and treatment options.
I have done a lot of research over the last year about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Bariatric Surgery. From what I understand, it does relieve a great deal of symptoms in cases of morbid obesity and can restore fertility in otherwise infertile patients. It is not a cure…Continue
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PCOS Challenge worked with Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and 20 other leaders to introduce Resolution H.Res.495 in the U.S. House of Representatives. H.Res.495 recognizes the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the need for further research, improved treatment and care options, and for a cure for PCOS. It also designates September as PCOS Awareness Month. This historic and bipartisan effort represents the first time there has been a central focus on PCOS in the U.S. Congress.
VERY IMPORTANT - WE NEED YOUR HELP!
This is a critical call to action for all women and families affected by PCOS and for their supporters to help get H.Res.495 passed. If your Congressperson in the U.S. House of Representatives is not already cosponsoring H.Res.495. Please take a few minutes to contact your Congressperson and ask him/her to cosponsor the resolution using the steps below. You'll find a list of the current cosponsors at PCOSChallenge.org/prioritize-pcos.
Let your voice be heard! Thank you for your action and helping to change the future for millions of women and girls with PCOS.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects up to 15% of women, yet most people are uninformed about the condition. PCOS is a genetic, hormonal, metabolic and reproductive disorder that can lead to obesity, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, infertility and endometrial cancer. PCOS is the leading cause of infertility and the most common endocrine disorder in younger 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 the leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization advancing the cause for women and girls with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, serving 45,000 members. 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 have helped them overcome their struggles with infertility, weight gain, anxiety and depression and reduce their risk for life-threatening related conditions.
I have been diagnosed with PCOS a few months back, it came to my attention because I have a lot of dark facial hair and also hair everywhere else! This is so embarrassing and has got me really down,…Continue
Hello, my name is Kara and i was diagnosed with PCOS about 3 months ago. I have struggled with this diagnosis and still now i have not accepting it. It was along process before i was diagnosed and…Continue
I started taking anti depressants about 3 years ago, and then was finally diagnosed with pcos a year ago after being told over and over by my doctor it wasn't that on top of everything else. Well,…Continue