Published: 09/02/2016 Tags: Ehlers-Danlos in the News

Mother-of-two who can’t EAT because chewing dislocates her jaw: Bizarre condition means 22-year-old’s joints pop out 30 times a week

A mother-of-two has spoken of how an agonising condition means she can barely cuddle her children without dislocating her shoulders.
Saffron Taylor, 22, has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) which means she dislocates her joints an eye-watering 30 times every week.

This means the connective tissue in her body, which support the skin, tendons, ligaments, blood vessels, organs and bones is much weaker than normal.

The condition has left her joints so weak that even making a piece of toast can cause her fingers to pop from the sockets.

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