Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) | Learn about PCOS symptoms, pregnancy, infertility, weight loss, diet, and treatment options.
My name is Jenn. I have had PCOS since I was 15 so about 21 years. I have every symptom and awful side effect listed when it comes to PCOS. I had infertility and had IVF and have had my tubes removed and my right ovary. It's been a very rough road for me. I got pregnant with twins from IVF but ended up having incomplitent cervix at 25 weeks and delivered my beautiful son and daughter. They both passed. I waited about a year to try again and now have a beautiful daughter. I had a lot…Continue
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Women with polycystic ovary syndrome constitute the largest group of women at risk for developing cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Sherif is the Director of Jefferson Women’s Primary Care and Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. She is renowned worldwide for her expertise in the area of PCOS, insulin resistance, and is a top speaker and a writer in a number of areas including menopause, hormone replacement therapy, omega-3 fatty acids, and heart disease in women. Learn More
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects one in 10 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 35,000 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.
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