Compass Research is looking for healthy male and female adults ages 18-55 for a clinical research study conducted by Board Certified physician, Dr. Craig Curtis.
Anemia is a condition in which you don't have enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your tissues. There are many forms of anemia, each with its own cause. Anemia can be temporary or long term, and it can range from mild to severe.
Cancer is characterized be an abnormal growth of cells. There are more than 100 types of cancer and each one is comes with its own individual symptoms and treatments.
Frequent urination, unusual thirst, extreme hunger, unusual weight loss, blurred vision, tingling or numbness in the hands or feet.
High blood pressure with levels higher than 120/90 mm Hg and having diabetes together create unique health risks.
Tingling, numbness, burning, or pain as a complication of diabetes.
A chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone needed to allow sugar (glucose) to enter cells to produce energy.
Frequent infections, blurred vision, tingling or numbness in the hands or feet, unusual thirst, extreme hunger, fatigue or irritability.
Often no signs are present. It is recommended you check your Blood Pressure often, high blood pressure is commonly classified as: 140/90 mm Hg or greater.
Often no signs are present. High Cholesterol is usually found during routine blood tests that are recommended every 2-3 years.
Hepatitis is a medical condition defined by the inflammation of the liver and characterized by the presence of inflammatory cells in the tissue of the organ. The condition can heal on its own or can progress to fibrosis and cirrhosis.
Renal impairment means that your kidneys are not functioning normally.
Cirrhosis is a slowly progressing disease in which healthy liver tissue is replaced with scar tissue, eventually preventing the liver from functioning properly.
Impaired memory and thinking, disorientation and confusion, misplacing things, trouble performing familiar tasks, poor or decreased judgment, or problems with language and communication.
Getting lost on familiar routes, language problems such as trouble finding the name of familiar objects, misplacing items, change in sleep patterns, or forgetting about current events.
Occasional forgetfulness or loss of short-term memory that interferes with daily life.
Diminished thinking skills, ability to make sound decisions, judge time or space, or forgetting important information that he or she would previously have recalled easily.
Erectile dysfunction occurs when a man can no longer get or keep an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse.
Erectile dysfunction, infertility, decrease in beard and body hair growth, decrease in muscle mass, development of breast tissue, or loss of bone mass
Perceived low libido, reduced sexual drive or desire, or anxiety inhibiting sexual performance.
Decreased sex drive, erectile dysfunction, reduced energy levels, reduced strength and endurance levels, increased breast size and tenderness, decrease in amount of body hair or decreased penis or testicle size.
Pain on one side of your head, pain that has a pulsating, throbbing quality, sensitivity to lights, sounds, and sometimes smells, nausea and vomiting, blurred vision, lightheadedness.
Churning stomach, trembling, nausea, headache, sweating or flushing, restlessness, trouble concentrating, irritability, muscle tension or trouble falling asleep.
Difficulty paying attention to details, easily distracted, procrastination, fidgeting, being always on the go, or getting up frequently to walk or run around.
Feeling unusually “high” and optimistic or extremely irritable, sleeping very little but feeling extremely energetic, racing thoughts, acting recklessly, or concentration issues.
Difficulty concentrating, fatigue or decreased energy, feelings of guilt, worthlessness or helplessness, insomnia, early-morning wakefulness or excessive sleeping, overeating or appetite loss, persistent sad, anxious, or “empty” feelings.
Fear of causing harm to yourself or others, fear of being contaminated by germs, fear of losing or not having things you might need, superstitions; excessive attention to something considered lucky or unlucky, excessive double-checking, counting tapping or repeating certain words, ordering or arranging things “just so”, or hoarding.
Social withdrawal, suspiciousness, deterioration of personal hygiene, flat gaze, inability to cry or express joy, inappropriate laughter or crying, depression, odd or irrational statements, extreme reaction to criticism, or strange use of words or way of speaking.
Usually diagnosed between ages of 20 and 40. Some symptom include: tingling, numbness, loss of balance, weakness in one or more limbs, double vision, slurred speech, heat sensitivity, muscle spasms, impaired thinking, or pins and needles sensation.
Gradual but steady progression of disability without any obvious relapses or remissions.
Steady progression in disability with acute attacks that may or may not be followed by some recovery.
Unpredictable acute attacks or exacerbations that appear to evolve over several days or weeks. Often this pattern usually occurs early in the course of MS in most people.
Persistent aching or stiffness anywhere along your spine, from the base of the neck to the tail bone, sharp localized pain in the neck, upper back, or lower back, or inability to stand straight without having pain.
Chronic muscle pain, muscle spasms, tightness, decreased energy, insomnia, headaches, feeling anxious or depressed, numbness or tingling in the face, arms, hands, legs or feet.
Warmth, pain, swelling, and tenderness in a joint, usually a big toe joint, intense pain in a joint, or rapid increase in discomfort lasting for hours of the night and then easing during the next few days.
Discomfort in your thigh, inside of the hip joint, groin, outside of the hip joint or buttocks.
Swelling, stiffness, redness and warmth, weakness, popping or crunching, locking or inability to fully straighten the knee.
Tingling, burning sensation, pain, itching, or crawling feeling.
Joint aching and soreness, pain after movement, stiffness after periods of rest, or joint swelling.
Tender, warm, swollen joints, morning stiffness that may last for hours, firm bumps under the skin on your arms, or fatigue.
Pain in the rear or leg that is worse when sitting, burning or tingling down the leg, or a shooting pain that makes it difficult to stand up.
Aching, burning or stabbing pain in the area of a previous or current shingles rash.
Often developed between the ages of 50 and 60, symptoms include tremors or shaking often in a hand, arm or leg, stiff muscles and aching muscles, slow and limited movement, weakness of face and throat muscles and difficulty walking and balance.
Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that occurs when your body's immune system attacks your own tissues and organs. Inflammation caused by lupus can affect many different body systems — including your joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain, heart and lungs.
Seizures are the only visible symptom of epilepsy, though they range from conscious to unresponsive and unconscious seizures.
Jerking movements, muscle stiffness, and sometimes brief loss of consciousness.
Sudden numbness, weakness or paralysis in the face, arm or leg, especially on only one side of your body.
Abdominal pain, loss of appetite, diarrhea, cramping, or bloating.
Diarrhea, abdominal pain and cramping, blood in stool, ulcers, canker sores, reduced appetite and weight loss, and fever.
Sudden pain in lower left side of abdomen, abdominal tenderness, nausea or vomiting, constipation, or bloating.
Abdominal pain or cramping, a bloating feeling, gas, diarrhea or constipation, or mucus in the stool.
Decrease in the frequency or difficulty passing formed stools as a common side effect from taking opioid pain relievers.
Feeling of warmth spreading through your upper body and face, flushed appearance, rapid heartbeat, perspiration, chilled feeling as the hot flash subsides.
Reduced sexual drive or desire, low level of sexual interest, absence of sexual fantasies, anxiety inhibiting sexual performance.
Few or no menstrual periods, hair loss, acne and oily skin, repeat miscarriages, inability to become pregnant, high blood pressure, and heavy or irregular vaginal bleeding.