Polycystic ovarian syndrome (also called Stein-Leventhal syndrome) affects between 5% and 10% of all women. It frequently causes infertility and if not managed can lead to diabetes, endometrial cancer or cardiovascular disease. It is now thought to either caused by or closely linked to insulin resistance (also called hyperinsulinemia, Syndrome X or the metabolic syndrome).

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Clinical Trials: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Learn more about trials offered in various states on PCOS.
Golden Shoes
Resource for women with PCOS containing information on diet, exercise and mental health.
Insulite Health PCOS
Overview of polycystic ovarian syndrome, the symptoms, treatment, and research.
NHS Choices: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Provides a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment.
PCOS Awareness Association
National non-profit organization operated by women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, featuring membership, communities, medical news, and events.
PCOS Diva
Resource for managing PCOS holistically with natural remedies, meal plans and online programs.
PCOS Foundation
Non-profit organization spreading awareness and education to help diagnose and treat women with PCOS.
PCOS Help
Exercise plans, books and supplement suggestions to help you manage PCOS. Free calorie and BMI calculators.
PCOS Studies
Northwestern University's study on women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and whether certain genes may increase a person’s chance of getting PCOS.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Treatment
Discusses diagnosis, medications, pregnancy, and miscarriage.
Soul Cysters
Community for women with PCOS. Founded by former consumer health anchor, Kathryn Carney.
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