PCOS Challenge: The National PCOS Association

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Join Over 54,000 Women in the Fight Against PCOS

Serving over 54,000 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...

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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.

PCOS Challenge Family Building Grant - Apply Now!



2020 Grant Submission Deadline – November 16, 2020

To apply and for more information about the PCOS Challenge Family Building Grant, covered services and eligibility criteria, visit PCOSChallenge.com/family-building-grant

 

Official PCOS Walks - 5K National Campaign

Register now for PCOS Challenge 5K Run/Walk presented by
PCOS Challenge: The National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association.
Join PCOS Challenge for the country's largest national campaign with over 4,000 participants and donors raising awareness and funds to help fight polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Funds raised will go toward critical PCOS education, support, health screening, grants and research programs. Attend a live event or participate as a virtual walker or virtual team. Register now!

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I have been diagnosed with PCOS since I was 18 and have had on and off flare ups with it. I'm now 31 and I feel like it's controlling my life anymore. In the last 2 years I have gained almost 60 lbs and can't seem to lose it. It's all in my belly,…

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Can we take a moment to give the PCOS Challenge team a round of applause? The new website is great! I love the layout, acheivements, and organized profiles. I know I'm late to the party - 2020 and all - but celebrating it all the same. We…

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Hyperandrogegism - when a man or woman produces "too much testosterone". That is my condition, my body type doesn't match what designer clothing stores think that women or girls for that matter should look like. Think…

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