Brittany Kennemore posted a status
Jan 21
I'm trying research more on PCOS and its connection to autoimmune. I have heard PCOS is possible going to be reclassified as autoimmune?

You need to be a member of PCOS Challenge: The National PCOS Association to add comments!

Join PCOS Challenge: The National PCOS Association


  • Hi Brittany, Data is pretty limited, but there is some discussion in this paper - "Though PCOS is said to be a hormonal ailment, its manifestation is more complex. All the three critical components of neural-immune-endocrine axis, play role in PCOS pathology. It is an autoimmune disease as well, as the prevalence of autoimmune thyroiditis, anti-thyroid antibodies, and goiter is higher in PCOS patients [101]. The severity of PCOS varies among patients, and fluctuates with age, and co-morbidities."
    • Thank you so much. I'm excited to read the article. I've read some scholarly articles that have come out in the last 2 years saying yes it is. I understand more research is necessary. Is it true that it's going to be reclassified as an autoimmune? If so, when does is expected to change?

This reply was deleted.