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PCOS — Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

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.


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Join Over 23,800 Women in the Fight Against PCOS

PCOS Challenge, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. With over 23,800 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.

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Not Trying to Conceive with PCOS

This is a group for women with PCOS who are not trying to conceive to support each other without having to discuss issues related to conceiving.
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Menopausal and Post-Menopausal Women with PCOS

PCOS also affects women who have gone through menopause. This is a support group for women in their mid forties and older who still deal with the effects of PCOS.
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Update on: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Part II)

Posted by Sasha Ottey on April 23, 2014 at 6:01pm 2 Comments

by Shahab S. Minassian, M.D.


Read Part I


PCOS is a syndrome with both short and long term risks to women. In the short term, it can cause infertility and/or uncontrolled or irregular vaginal bleeding (dysfunctional uterine bleeding) with the possibility of anemia. The infertility results from as obvious a problem as a lack of ovulation to as subtle a…



PCOS and Infertility-Don't Give Up Hope

Started by Kit in PCOS and Fertility. Last reply by Claire mountain on Sunday. 5 Replies

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

Period every two weeks?! Am I alone here?

Started by Jo in Menstrual Cycle/Ovulation. Last reply by Courtney Danley Jul 25. 6 Replies

Hi ladies! This is my first post here, but I am desperate to find out if others have the same issue as I do... I am beginning to think I am an anomaly.I have had PCOS for the last 11 years, but the…Continue

Tags: TTC, period, irregular

Waiting Game

Started by Jordan Bailey in Menstrual Cycle/Ovulation. Last reply by heather alte Jul 20. 5 Replies

Hey yall!I am 23 years old, been married for almost two years. I have known that I "probably" have PCOS for about a year and a half. I have NEVER had a regular period, unless I was on birth control.…Continue

losing battle

Started by Bri in Depression and Mental Health with PCOS. Last reply by Kelly Jun 9. 4 Replies

Ok so I'm new to the pcos community but I've been a part of the back and hip pain and also irregular period communities for years I've been clinically depressed since.i was 14 around the time of the…Continue



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