Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

16 Signs You Grew Up With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Although Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a condition you are born with, it may take many years (or decades) before you are diagnosed. During childhood, it might just seem like you’re more flexible or prone to sprains and injuries than the other kids. Doctors might assume your discomfort is just a result of “growing pains.” It may take […]

15 Things Adults With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Wish Their Parents Had Known

This post is re-shared from The Mighty. Few people are familiar with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) before knowing someone with the condition, so many people with EDS grew up with parents who didn’t fully understand the cause of their child’s pain and co-morbid conditions. Unfortunately, parents aren’t typically taught about the signs of EDS, so dislocations may […]

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