This University of Alabama at Birmingham (USA) Web site provides information regarding androgen excess disorders and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). On this site, you will find information about PCOS and its signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. A glossary of useful terms, a number of frequently asked questions (FAQs), and useful Web links are also included, along with information about the PCOS-Doctors.Com team and a list of available research studies.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a private, voluntary, nonprofit organization of professionals who provide health care for women. The ACOG Resource Center publishes manuals and patient education materials. The Web site contains information on many women’s health topics, including quitting smoking.
409 12th Street, S.W.
P.O. Box 96920
Washington, DC 20090-6920
Phone: 1-800-673-8444 or (202) 638-5577
Web Address: http://www.acog.org
National Women’s Health Information Center
The National Women’s Health Information Center (NWHIC) is a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. NWHIC provides women’s health information to a variety of audiences, including consumers, health professionals, and researchers.
8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Phone: 1-800-994-WOMAN (1-800-994-9662)
Web Address: http://www.womenshealth.gov/
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association (PCOSA)
This organization provides a central and comprehensive set of resources for information on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOSA also provides an advocacy network, including social support, for women with PCOS and their families.
P.O. Box 80517
Portland, Oregon 97280
Phone: 1-877-775PCOS (1-877-775-7267) toll-free
Web Address: http://www.pcosupport.org