September is Polycystic Ovarian (Ovary) Syndrome Month

Updated: September 1, 2023

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Women with PCOS have a hormonal imbalance and metabolism problems that may affect their overall health and appearance. PCOS is also a common and treatable cause of infertility.” — Office on Women’s Health – US Dept of Health & Human Services

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Fact Sheet – Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Diabetes – CDC
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
PCOS Awareness Month – National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Resources – National Institutes of Health
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Women Veterans Health Care – US Department of Veterans Affairs
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – Endocrine Society
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Common in Teens – University of Colorado Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
PCOS Diet – Johns Hopkins Medicine
PCOS Resources – PCOS Awareness Association
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Key Facts – World Health Organization
CWNY’s list of resources on Ovarian Cancer – Center for the Women of New York (CWNY)