As some of you probably remember from past years, PCOS Awareness Month began on Monday. I've known I've had PCOS since I was thirteen
years old, and it's something that I feel needs attention.EDIT
- Along with featuring art, I'm considering including quotes about PCOS, so if you've got something to share, please comment!
All that aside, here's some basic truth about PCOS:The Facts
PCOS stands for P
PCOS affects as many as 6-10%
of woman, but most don't even know it exists, let alone that they have it.
PCOS can cause insulin resistance which can lead to the onset of Type II Diabetes.
Not only can it lead to Diabetes, PCOS has also been linked with high blood pressure, heart disease, and certain cancers.
PCOS is a leading cause of infertility in women, though not all woman are affected by this.
Some stats taken from the