RSCNJ Supports PCOS Awareness and Research
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormone disorder in women that is also a leading cause of infertility. According to WomensHealth.gov, 10 to 20 percent of women of childbearing age suffer from PCOS. PCOS is one of the most under-diagnosed diseases in the world, with less than 25 percent of women with PCOS being diagnosed.
PCOS is characterized by seemingly unrelated symptoms and may include irregular or absent periods, lack of ovulation, weight gain, acne, excessive facial hair and infertility.
According to Resolve, The National Infertility Association, due to the wide variety of symptoms, most women are never officially diagnosed until they begin trying to conceive and seek help in getting pregnant.