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How to Improve Your Chances of Pregnancy Despite PCOS

Posted by PCOS Challenge, Inc. on October 18, 2016 at 8:30am 0 Comments

By Wendy Watson

Of all the trials and tribulations you have faced at the hands of PCOS, infertility is often one of the toughest. While some women seem to get pregnant at the drop of a hat, you realize…



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PCOS Diva / PCOS Chalelnge Confidence Grant

PCOS Challenge and PCOS Diva announce Confidence Grant to help girls and women with hair and skin issues related to polycystic ovary syndrome. PCOS View More

Surviving Divorce, PCOS and Infertility

Divorce and Fertility Coach Kristen Darcy discusses the various aspects of divorce and how to survive the process and aftereffects intact. PCOS View More

Healthy Eating on the Go with PCOS

Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Martha McKittrick discusses how to eat healthy "on the go" with PCOS. PCOS View More


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PCOS Awareness Weekend 2016 - Atlanta Highlights

PCOS Awareness Weekend Atlanta Highlights
PCOS Challenge, Inc. and Omega Phi Alpha National Service Sorority held PCOS Awareness Weekend 2016 at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. The weekend’s events at Georgia Tech included the fourth annual Southern Regional PCOS Awareness Symposium on Saturday, September 24th and the Bolt for PCOS 5K Run Walk on Sunday, September 25th.
Bolt for PCOS


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Welcome to PCOS Challenge

PCOS — Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

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.


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Join 40,000 Women in the Fight Against PCOS

PCOS Challenge, Inc. is the leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization advancing the cause for women and girls with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, serving 40,000 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.


PCOS Diva/PCOS Challenge Confidence Grant

PCOS Confidence Grant
PCOS Diva/PCOS Challenge Confidence Grant
The PCOS Diva/PCOS Challenge Confidence Grant was created to help women and girls struggling with hair and skin issues related to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. The grants are awarded in amounts up to $500 per individual to assist with the costs associated with dermatology treatments, laser hair removal or electrolysis.
Grant submission deadline for FALL consideration 11/1/16. LEARN MORE
PCOS Mobile App
PCOS Challenge has joined with Medisafe, the leading global Medication Management Platform, in delivering a world-class mobile app to Challenge members free with complete privacy.
Mobile App Features

  • Free to PCOS Challenge members!
  • PCOS Challenge updates and info in-app
  • Award-winning app in 17 languages and 200 countries
  • Easily handles complex dosing schedules and refill reminders
  • 100% HIPAA compliant and ISO 27001 Secure
  • Can be used anonymously - no email or any personal info required
  • Ability to invite a Medfriend to get a notification if you’ve missed meds
  • Ability to manage unlimited family members or friends in your account; Even track pet meds!
  • Ability to track 20+ measurements with full reports
  • Good RX Coupons
  • Automatically Import Meds (CVS, Walgreens)
  • Ability to keep all your appointments in one place, with reminders
  • Replace paper journaling - now availble in-app diary
  • Works with iPhone, Android Phones, Apple Watch, Android wearables
  • Personalized Med info - pharmacist videos.
Download your PCOS Challenge app now at pcoschallenge.org/free app.

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Started by Chelsea McClean in Hair and Skin Issues with PCOS. Last reply by Sylvia Cunningham Hernandez Jul 24. 34 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

Femara success stories?

Started by Samantha Drabner in Medications for PCOS. Last reply by Shacheal Smith Apr 20. 3 Replies

On second month of Femara. My blood test for the first month showed I ovulated. So hopefully I can get pregnant.


Started by Kara Robertson in Introductions. Last reply by Kelly Jo Smith Jun 2. 4 Replies

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

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New to this whole thing...literally.

Started by Kirstie Hunt in Motivation. Last reply by Kirstie Hunt Apr 14. 5 Replies

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



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