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What is the prevalence of Ehlers-Danlos in chronic pain patients

Conduct the Brighton and Brighton screening tests on all pain patients to screen for Ehlers-Danlos. This is especially relevant for fibromyalgia and idiopathic joint pain groups who have not had a diagnosis yet. Goal would be to recognize that this is not a rare disease, and hopefully start screening children to prevent long term chronic pain, as well as getting answers to patients that have historically been neglected... more »

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Opioid epidemic study: can combining ultra-low-dose naltrexone with an opioid help prevent negative psychosocial outcomes?

A randomized controlled study to determine if the combination of ultra-low-dose naltrexone with an opioid can provide better psychosocial outcomes for chronic pain patients. It would compare the results of treatment with various common opioids both alone and in combination with ultra-low-dose naltrexone. The goal is to see which treatment yields the best psychosocial outcomes and pain relief. Preliminary studies suggest... more »

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Is there a genetic component to conditions such as fibromyalgia, chronic pain, chronic fatigue, anxiety and depression?

Utilize existing health records, genomic and epigenomic data to identify factors that predispose or are otherwise associated with the conditions of fibromyalgia, chronic pain, chronic fatigue, anxiety and depression.

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