Posts Tagged ‘Dealing with EDS’

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Vascular Eds): Things you should know!

Posted on November 29, 2021

Vascular Ehlers-Danlos condition is an inherited connective tissue problem that is brought about by deficiencies in a protein called collagen. It is viewed as the most extreme type of Ehlers-Danlos disorder (EDS). Common symptoms incorporate thin, transparent skin; bruising; specified facial appearance; and fragile arteries, muscles, and inside organs. Vascular EDS is generally caused by […]

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Discovery Health Channel: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on November 1, 2013

Discovery Health Channel presents an episode about Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. This TV segment portrays Alberto Friedman’s family of EDSers and describes the challenges they face.  It addresses EDS Hypermobility and Vascular types.

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“No Matter What’s Going on With My Brain There’s Always Music in My Head.”

Posted on January 18, 2013

The Bellmawr resident writes edgy, melodic rock songs with titles like “Palinopsia,” the name for an optical disturbance that’s among the debilitating symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.About four years ago, Fatale was diagnosed with the connective-tissue disease, which creates havoc in the joints, spine, and elsewhere. After surgeries left her barely able to move her head, […]

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Explaining Disability​-Part of What Makes Us Disabled

Posted on January 17, 2013

Author: Jonathan  RodisPresident-Massachusetts  Chapter of the National Marfan FoundationHead-EDS Massachusetts  and New England Support Group “I wanted to share with you something I wrote to  help everyone understand what it is like to be disabled, what it is like to  have an invisible disability, what to do if you find yourself trying to explain  your […]

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Jordan has Seen His Share of Hospitals.

Posted on January 12, 2013

Jordan is a brave young man. At nine years old he sees the need for giving to others, even while he is struggling himself with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. “Jordan Corvin, Saugerties boy brings joy to Columbia Memorial patients. Jordan suffers from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a disorder affecting connective tissues that causes acid reflux and seizures. He goes […]

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Poppy Urgently Needs Her Intestines and Stomach Replaced

Posted on January 9, 2013

What an incredible story of a 5 year old girl who got to come home from the hospital for Christmas. How difficult EDS can be to even the youngest of our community!   Click picture for full article We welcome comments and Likes regarding this story

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