Published: 09/05/2016 Tags: Ehlers-Danlos in the News

Brave woman, aged 23, battling incurable disease which has left her with body of pensioner

Séanín Smith has learned to walk four times and how has to use a zimmer frame due to a condition called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS)

She may be just 23 but Séanín Smith has suffered more health problems than many people do in a lifetime.

The young graduate has had to learn to walk four times as she battles a progressive incurable disease which has left her with the body of a pensioner.

Séanín, from Co Armagh, was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) – a condition affecting the skin, joints, vital organs and muscles causing frequent seizures – in 2013, Belfast Live reports.

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