Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health, explains the importance of participating in clinical trials and encourages the public to consider joining, especially those who are underrepresented in clinical trials.
Our clinical studies for OCD are overseen by the FDA and aim to determine the effectiveness of investigational medications in volunteers with OCD. Eligible candidates will receive, at no cost, study-related evaluation, care and medication. Payment is available for those who qualify and participate. Studies vary, but typically require regular visits to the office over a 6-12 week period. All visits are conducted at our office in a comfortable and professional setting. Apply now to learn more and determine if one of our studies may be right for you.
Post-COVID-19 syndrome involves a variety of new, returning or ongoing symptoms that people experience more than four weeks after getting COVID-19. In some people, post-COVID-19 syndrome lasts months or years or causes disability.
Research suggests that between one month and one year after having COVID-19, 1 in 5 people ages 18 to 64 has at least one medical condition that might be due to COVID-19. Among people age 65 and older, 1 in 4 has at least one medical condition that might be due to COVID-19.
The most commonly reported neurological symptoms of post-COVID-19 syndrome include brain fog, fatigue, headaches and dizziness. Apply now to learn more and determine if one of our studies may be right for you.
Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) is an intense, persistent fear of being watched and judged by others. This fear can affect work, school, and other daily activities. It can even make it hard to make and keep friends. The good news is social anxiety disorder is treatable.
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Binge eating disorder (BED) is a treatable eating disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of consuming large amounts of food often quickly and to the point of discomfort. BED is marked by feelings of loss of control during the binge and experiencing shame and distress afterward. It is by far the most common eating disorder.
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Major Depressive Disorder (MDD or clinical depression) is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and/or loss of interest. Symptoms also can include fatigue, impaired concentration, sleep disturbance, appetite changes, feelings of guilt or hopelessness and even thoughts of suicide. A Major Depressive episode affects how you feel, think and behave and may impair your ability to do normal day-to-day activities. Major Depression is not a weakness and you can't simply will yourself out of it. Rather, it is a medical condition for which treatment and help is available.
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Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that may occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, assault or who have been threatened with death, sexual violence or serious injury. Symptoms can include withdrawal, irritability, depression, unwanted memories of the event, sleep disturbance and fear.
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Fibromyalgia is a neurological condition characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. It is thought that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain and spinal cord process painful and non-painful signals.
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Alzheimer's Disease is a specific form of memory loss that affects memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms eventually grow severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases.
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A migraine headache is a specific type of headache which can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. It is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine headaches can last for hours to days, and the pain can be so severe that it interferes with your daily activities.
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