Published: 14/02/2016 Tags: Ehlers-Danlos in the News

A mother’s worst NIGHTMARE: Eating, moving and cuddling DISLOCATES parent’s joints

Everyday Saffron Taylor dislocates joints in her fingers, toes, ankles and jaw from simple tasks such as getting dressed or making toast in the morning.

The 22 year old, full-time mother of two, was diagnosed with Vascular and Hyper-mobility Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) last year.

Saffron said: “I had never heard of EDS when I was first diagnosed but I quickly realised its seriousness and I was heartbroken when it was revealed I had the most severe form.”

Her condition has been rapidly deteriorating and for the last six months the Birmingham resident has been forced to live off a liquid diet because chewing would dislocate her jaw.

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