Understanding Ehlers-Danlos syndromes
May is Ehlers-Danlos Awareness Month
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Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) are a group of connective tissue disorders the symptoms of which include joint hypermobility, fragile skin, muscle pain, easy bruising, loose joints, digestive disorders, muscle weakness, and chronic fatigue. These mostly rare and inherited conditions number 13 types, with hypermobile, classical, and vascular EDS being the most common. There's no cure for EDS, but symptoms can often be treated and managed.
Are you curious to learn more about this relatively obscure medical disorder? Click through for a better understanding of Ehlers-Danlos syndromes.