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Diabetes Prevention Advice from Celebrity Chef Charles Mattocks

Celebrity Chef and Worldwide Diabetes Advocate Charles Mattocks, aka The Poor Chef, discusses the PCOS-Diabetes connection. PCOS View More

Hormone Health for Fertility and Wellness

Sonya Satveit, Founder of Hormone Soup, discuss ways to improve hormone health for fertility and overall wellness. PCOS View More

Healing Your Body Naturally from PCOS

Carrie Louise Daenell, ND, Founder of the LiveWell Center, discusses natural approaches to heal your body from PCOS. PCOS View More


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PCOS Challenge Radio Show

Diabetes Prevention Advice from
Celebrity Chef Charles Mattocks

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Celebrity Chef and Worldwide Diabetes Advocate
Charles Mattocks, aka The Poor Chef, joins Sasha Ottey on the PCOS Challenge radio show to discuss the PCOS-Diabetes connection. Listen to the show for healthy cooking and lifestyle strategies to help prevent and manage diabetes in women with PCOS.

Chef Charles has been a featured guest on Dr. Oz, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Martha Stewart Radio and
many other top media outlets.

Welcome to PCOS Challenge

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.


PCOS Challenge
Join Over 21,000 Women in the Fight Against PCOS

PCOS Challenge, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. With over 21,000 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.

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I Will Overcome PCOS!

This group is for the optimistic at heart. It is also good support for those who want to reclaim their health and live happy lives.
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my story / venting

Im just venting here never really told my whole story before ....I fight this disease every day I just want to give in some days otherdays I remind my self if I give in I'll be all the more sicker from the time I was 12 yrs old to now I've had major mood swings tirednes depression so on my parents took me to a lot of behavior doctors thinking I was bipolar clinicly depressed an such I repeatedly told them this isnt the problem at 15 I flat out begged my doctor to try something else an stopped…See More
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30 weeks of slimming....

Posted by Helen on January 1, 2014 at 11:56am 22 Comments

So its a new year and hopefully the beginning of a slimmer version of me... starting tomorrow.

One of my best friends is getting married at the end of July and has asked me to be one of the bridesmaids - which is a delightful and daunting experience all at the same time.  I am 31 and currently around 18 stone I would guess (I will eventually weight in so I can track this).  I have PCOS and have battled with my weight for as long as I can remember.  I also have the delightful symptom…



Waiting Game

Started by Jordan Bailey in Menstrual Cycle/Ovulation. Last reply by pauline essalou yesterday. 3 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 Kay Gill Apr 12. 2 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


Started by Chelsea McClean in Hair and Skin Issues with PCOS. Last reply by Brittany Burrow Apr 7. 24 Replies

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

Does metformin really help?

Started by Mila Denise in PCOS and Fertility. Last reply by Danielle N. Duncan Apr 14. 31 Replies

Hello I'm 25 and was diagnosed with pcos when I was 18. I'm just now taking charge and trying to do something about it. I am also trying to conceive and I have been hearing a lot about metformin. Now…Continue

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