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PCC (Polycystic ovary syndrome) is a condition that affects millions of women.

September was PCOS Awareness Month, and the opportunity to develop awareness and understanding of complex medical conditions continues.

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If you or someone you know and love has PCOS, read on to find out what PCOS is, what it is, what its symptoms are and how it is diagnosed. Also, some tips on lifestyle habits to help control symptoms.

Statistics

  • 1 in 10 women of childbearing age is affected by PCOS (according to the Women’s Health and Human Services Bureau of Women’s Health)
  • PCOS is one of the most common causes of female infertility, with 6% to 12% (up to 5 million) of reproductive age in the United States (according to the CDC).
  • About 50 to 75 percent of people with PCOS do not know they have it (according to the November 2018 issue of the International Environmental Research and Public Health Magazine).