PCOS Challenge Economic Burden Survey
IMPORTANT RESEARCH STUDY ANNOUNCEMENT
Take the PCOS Challenge Economic Burden Study Survey
Researchers at PCOS Challenge: The National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association are conducting a study to estimate the true economic cost of having PCOS in terms of quality of life and work productivity. A clearer estimate of the economic burden of PCOS will allow for a more accurate prioritization of the disorder as a public health interest.
If you are a woman age 18+, living in the U.S., please participate in this important study to help us better understand the true economic burden of PCOS. Your participation will be anonymous and help us tremendously in spreading more awareness of polycystic ovary syndrome as well as better understanding the financial and societal burden that can come with the diagnosis.
2022 PCOS Challenge 5K Walk National Campaign
Attend the PCOS 5k Walk National Campaign!
The 2022 PCOS Challenge 5K Walk National Campaign is kicking off this year!
The PCOS Challenge 5K Walk is part of the largest national campaign dedicated to raising awareness and funds to help fight polycystic ovary syndrome. Sign up today to participate as a walker, runner, or team to raise funds for PCOS research, support, education, advocacy, and grant programs.
All registered participants will receive the Official PCOS Challenge 5K Race Pack and Finisher Medal. Registered participants who raise or donate $100 or more will also receive the Official PCOS Challenge 5K Run/Walk National Campaign T-Shirt.
Welcome to the PCOS Challenge Support Network!
Join Over 55,000 Women in the Fight Against PCOS
Serving over 55,000 members, PCOS Challenge: The National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association is the leading nonprofit support and advocacy organization advancing the cause for people impacted by polycystic ovary syndrome globally. PCOS Challenge touches the lives of tens of thousands of women with PCOS and their supporters each year through television and radio programming, a magazine publication, support groups, and education, awareness, and legislative advocacy initiatives. Since our programs began in 2009, PCOS Challenge has helped many women overcome their struggles with infertility, weight gain, anxiety and depression and reduce their risk for numerous life-threatening related conditions. PCOS Challenge provides a host of support, awareness, education and advocacy opportunities for the PCOS community. Learn More...
What Our Members Are Saying
PCOS Support Network Now!
About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects up to 15 percent of women in the U.S. and over 21 percent in some parts of the world. Despite affecting hundreds of millions of women globally, most people are uninformed about the syndrome. PCOS is a serious genetic, hormone, metabolic and reproductive disorder that can lead to lifelong complications, psychosocial disorders, obesity, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, infertility, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, endometrial cancer, maternal/fetal health complications and other conditions. PCOS is a leading cause of female infertility and the most common endocrine (hormone) disorder in women. There is currently no cure for PCOS, so it is important that patients and healthcare providers learn effective ways of managing PCOS and its many symptoms and associated health risks.