Informing the public about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome by providing information and resources for women to get tested, as well as providing support for women diagnosed with PCOS.
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS is an incurable disorder that affects 1 in 10 women and over 50% do not know they have it. It is the most common endocrine cause of infertility and serious weight gain in women. PCOS can also cause acne, oily skin, dandruff, increased growth of hair on face but male pattern baldness, skin tags, pelvic pain, anxiety, depression, sleep apnea and more. The more than 50% that do not know they have PCOS are in danger of Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes, Risk of Heart Attack is 4-7x higher, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Endometrial Cancer, Increased Risk of Breast Cancer and Heart Disease. With the help of blood tests and pelvic ultrasounds PCOS can be detected early enough to treat the many symptoms and ward off any serious diseases.
NeedyMeds is a nonprofit organization that has a network of over 12,900 medical clinics. The clinics are free, low cost, low cost with a sliding scale based on income, or offer some type of financial assistance. Please visit their website to search for one of these clinics in your area.
Through NeedyMeds, PCOSAA now offers a FREE Prescription Drug Card for all those in the United States. Download, print and take to your nearest pharmacy for up to 80% off your prescriptions.
NeedyMeds has also created a page dedicated to PCOS
Welcome to PCOS Awareness Association's official website. PCOSAA would like to thank you for taking the time to look around.
Please be sure to register and create a profile in the Cysterhood. Here you can connect with other Cysters, support systems and providers that can offer your assistance with your PCOS symptoms.
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