What is PCOS?
PCOS Support


Important Facts and Research Regarding PCOS1

  • PCOS is a complex hormonal, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects up to 15% of women.
  • PCOS is a leading cause of infertility in women.
  • Women with PCOS constitute the largest group of women at risk for developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimate more than 50% of women with PCOS will become diabetic or prediabtic before age 40.
  • Some studies have shown women with PCOS to be at three times higher risk for endometrial cancer, two times higher risk for ovarian cancer, and two to four times higher risk for breast cancer.
  • Some studies have shown due to symptoms of anxiety and depression, suicide attempts are up to seven times more common in women with PCOS than other women.
  • Pre-teens and teens can develop PCOS. Earlier diagnosis can give them the opportunity to better manage the emotional, internal and physical effects of PCOS. It can also help them prevent the onset of more serious illnesses related to PCOS.
  • Despite affecting millions of women and the serious health consequences, PCOS is unknown to most people and a staggering 50% of the women living with PCOS are going undiagnosed.
PCOS Support


Join the PCOS Challenge Support Network Now!


Connect with thousands of other women with PCOS.

Access free PCOS Support to help with pregnancy, weight loss,

excessive hair growth or hair loss. Get the expert help you need now.

Latest PCOS News
  • New PCOS Challenge Mobile App
    New PCOS Challenge 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.

PCOS Challenge E-Zine
PCOS Challenge Newsletter - Sign Up Now!
PCOS Challenge - Sign Up Now!

Sign up to receive the latest news,
content and resources from
PCOS Challenge.

PCOS Symposium 2016

Get answers from some of the world’s leading experts on PCOS at the PCOS Awareness Symposium.

Contact PCOS Challenge
PCOS

Phone: (404) 855-7244
Toll-Free: (877) KICK-PCOS
(877) 542-5726
Fax: (301) 244-9902

Address:
PCOS Challenge, Inc.
931 Monroe Drive, NE
Suite A-470
Atlanta, GA 30308

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use

PCOS Challenge Support Network - Join 40,000 Women in the Fight Against PCOS!Join Now!