Tag Archive: hypermobility

Which type do I have? Doctors don’t always agree

By Caleb H. In January of 2000, when I was 2-years-old I came down with an illness which, contrary to EDS, most of the world has enough familiarity with to despise: the unfortunately common, unpleasant, but benign wintertime stomach flu. And common, unpleasant, but benign is how it should have gone. But, ironically, this common […]
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Thank you for being part of the London HEDGE screening

The Ehlers-Danlos Society would like to say a big thank you to Professor Qasim Aziz and all of the team at The Wingate Institute who have helped us last weekend bring to London the HEDGE genetic study, devoted to finding the underlying genetic markers for hypermobile EDS (hEDS). “It’s so incredible being part of such […]
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I’m the girl who’s always broken

By Zoey B. I’m the girl who’s always broken. For real. Some kids actually don’t know my name. I’m just referred to as the girl who’s always broken. I mean, for them it probably seems like it. My whole life I was always very flexible, doing weird things with my body other kids couldn’t do. […]
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I am proud of myself and every one of you for facing this battle

By Hallie W. Hi everyone, I’m Hallie. I am 18 years old, and received my hypermobility Ehlers-Danlos diagnosis last year, at 17. As I’m sure most of you know, the feelings regarding an Ehlers-Danlos diagnosis come in phases. I felt the extreme relief at having an answer, and verifying my sanity. I felt the “I […]
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