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International PCOS Awareness Month 2022

International PCOS Awareness Month 2022 – PCOS (Polycystic ovary syndrome) awareness month is observed from September 1 to 30 every year. it is recognized as International PCOS Awareness Month. it also marks the start of the ‘World PCOS Day of Unity’ event, organised by the PCOS Challenge: The National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association.

  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a serious genetic, hormone, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects women and girls. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) leads to female infertility and is a precursor for other serious conditions including obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and endometrial cancer.

PCOS Awareness Month: Aims

  • PCOS Awareness Month aims to raise awareness and help improve the lives of those affected by PCOS through overcoming symptoms and changing the lifestyle that leads to PCOS.

PCOS Awareness Month: Goals and Ideals

  • increase awareness of, and education about, PCOS among the general public, women, girls, and healthcare professionals;
  • promote the need for further research, improved treatment and care options, and for a cure for PCOS;
  • acknowledge the struggles affecting all women and girls afflicted with PCOS;
  • urge medical researchers and healthcare professionals to advance their understanding of PCOS in order to research, diagnose, and provide assistance to women and girls with PCOS;
  • encourage countries, states, territories and localities to make PCOS a public health priority.
  • improve diagnosis and treatment of the disorder;
  • disseminate information on diagnosis and treatment options;
  • improve quality of life and outcomes for women and girls with PCOS.

International PCOS Awareness Month Symptoms:

  • Irregular periods
  • Unwanted hair growth on face, chest, abdomen, thighs
  • Oily skin and acne
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Increased cholesterol

International PCOS Awareness Month 2022: FAQs

What month is PCOS Awareness?

September month is recognized as PCOS awareness month and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormone disorder in women that is also the leading cause of female infertility

When is PCOS Awareness Month 2022?

In order to Recognise the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and express support for the designation of the month of September 2022 was started as “PCOS Awareness Month”.

When is World PCOS Day?

September 1, 2022, World PCOS Day of Unity was formed by PCOS Challenge: The National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association in September of 2018.

Why September is PCOS Awareness Month?

September is a PCOS awareness month and according to the recent survey done by OZiva with 2,800 respondents pan India, 65 per cent of women in India are unaware of PCOS symptoms

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