Polycystic Kidney Disease or PKD is one of the most common life threatening genetic diseases. PKD causes fluid filled cysts form in the kidneys and destroy them resulting in kidney failure. A healthy kidney is about the size of your fist. PKD kidneys can grow larger than a football and weigh 10 to 20 lbs each! There are approximately 12.5 million people worldwide that have PKD. It affects more people than Muscular Dystrophy, Cycle Cell Anemia, Cystic Fibrosis, & Downs Syndrome combined!
What is PCOS? PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. PCOS is an endocrine disorder. Your endocrine system produces and regulates hormones. PCOS is a syndrome. A syndrome is a collection of signs and symptoms that frequently appear together but do not have a known cause. THERE IS NO CURE FOR PCOS