WELCOME TO PCOS AWARENESS ASSOCIATION (PCOSAA)
Thank you for taking the time to look around and getting to know our mission, goals and core values. We are working diligently on ways to increase public knowledge and understanding about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), help those diagnosed with their symptoms, along with creating and attending events all over the world. We are always looking for ways to better serve our community so if you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us.
ABOUT POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME (PCOS)
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS is an incurable disorder that affects over 10 Million women worldwide and about half 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.
HELP US SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT PCOS
Here at PCOSAA, we rely on the hard work of our volunteers and donations to help increase PCOS awareness.Our objective is to provide the necessary information to educate the public, help women get tested, and provide support for women that have already been diagnosed. Please consider showing your support though donating to PCOSAA today!
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Our mission is to inform the public about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) by providing information and resources for women to get tested, as well as providing support for women diagnosed with PCOS.
There are plenty of ways to get involved. We are always in need of volunteers, donations, and sponsors. To learn more about how to get involved, visit the 'Get Involved' tab or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.