What looks to everyone else like the bad posture of a typical teen is actually my way of compensating for hypermobile joints and low muscle tone
Community Post: 31 Random Facts About Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Until someone learns about EDS, it can be hard for them to connect the dots between their migraines, digestive problems, blood pressure, back pain, and heart problems all being about connective tissue.
SEDh - Skin and mucosal features of EDS hypermobility type. --- Atrophic, nonpapyraceous scar (a). Accentuated crease reticulum of the palm (b). Keratosis pilaris (c). Piezogenic papules at wrists after compression (d). Extensive abdominal striae atrophicae (e). Postsurgical scar with anetoderma-like herniation of the subcutaneous fat (f). Apparent absence of the lingual frenulum (g). Radiographic orthopanoramic showing extensive tooth loss (h). Blue sclerae (i).
spoonsandstripes: What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and could I have it?When to suspect EDS (in plain English!)So you think you have EDS (good overview of symptoms associated wtih EDS)Symptoms and associated conditions of EDS hypermobility type (many will apply to other types as well). This is a great resource, especially if you are new to EDS. It is written in plain English, and all the conditions are explainedGetting diagnosed/dealing with doctorsBeighton scale (note a positive beighton…