1. We try really hard to look good! We often hear “you don’t look sick” but the truth is that most of us try very hard to pass as normal. We rest before going out and take our pain meds at the optimal time.
Scientists will soon be developing a drug containing a potent and stable compound recently discovered within spider venom that blocks Nav1.7 channels. This discovery is a major breakthrough as previous research shows that people who have Congenital Insensitivity to Pain (CIP) lack Nav1.7 channels due to a naturally-occurring genetic mutation -so blocking these channels has the potential of turning off pain in people with normal pain pathways. Essentially, people who take this compound would develop an acquired form of CIP!…
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type: A Genetic Predisposition to the Development of Various Functional Somatic Syndromes
EDS-HT is a relatively common, frequently underdiagnosed heritable condition which predisposes those afflicted to chronic, widespread musculoskeletal pain and a wide variety of articular and extra-articular features purportedly linked to constitutionally abnormal collagen.
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