Healthy women and women with Endometriosis volunteers needed
- Study HIC#:2000022193
- Last Updated:04/21/2023
If you are a woman who is 18 to 45 years, with or without endometriosis, you may be eligible to participate in a free and confidential study designed to look at how estrogen may affect cardiovascular health.
Minority women are encouraged to participate as it is important to study different groups of people to understand what treatments work best for most women.
Compensation up to $380.
- Age18 years - 45 years
- GenderFemale only
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Trial Purpose and Description
Our scientific premise is that in women with endometriosis, elevated cardiovascular disease risk is the result of endothelial dysfunction and chronic systemic inflammation through lectin-like oxidized low-density lipoprotein receptor-1 (LOX-1) receptor activation. This cardiovascular disease risk is exacerbated by standard estrogen suppression treatments.
- Young women between the ages of 18 and 45 years (Healthy Controls);
- Young women between the ages of 18 and 45 years with endometriosis.
- Subjects who smoke
- Subjects who have diabetes,
- Subjects with sleep apnea or BP>140/90 will be excluded.
- Women with endometriosis and severe acute pain requiring immediate treatment will be excluded.