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It is speculated that out of 14 million women in the United States, 70% are being affected by Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, and yet it continues to be one of the most misdiagnosed or undiagnosed diseases. PCOS is a condition that stems from the endocrine system and is often determined by cysts in the ovaries, but studies have proven that that isn’t always the case nor the determining diagnostic criteria. Women aren’t given enough information when being diagnosed with PCOS, nor substantial treatment options. In a world with incredible medical advances and research happening continuously, PCOS seems to be lacking in information and treatment options for the millions of women suffering from it. Through the information that has already been provided and research that is currently being done, researchers and physicians can begin to understand the disease and be aware of it and help the women who are facing it. Patients can begin to feel understood and have treatment options available to them. Through this, women’s lives will be improved and the risk of complications later in life will substantially decrease.

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Logan, UT


Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, medical advances, lack of information, treatments



PCOS: What They Should Be Telling You

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