Tag Archive: Pain

EDS – A Pain in the..…Everything

I’m Sonia, I’m 48 years old and recently diagnosed with hEDS. I recently had to resign from a job I loved. My story is a description of pain, in the hope that others who also haven’t found effective management can relate. It’s possible I began experiencing pain before I was old enough to remember or […]
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My pain management journey

Hi! My name is Jada and I am a recent graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland currently living in Suitland, MD. I am 22 years old, and when I was 13 years old, I was diagnosed with EDS by Dr. Francomano after a grueling year of ER visits and hospital stays. More recently, I […]
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One Society, A Home For All

Many around the world face a diagnostic odyssey: years, sometimes lifetimes, fighting for recognition, diagnosis, and care. The Ehlers-Danlos Society is working towards a time when geography and wealth no longer determine your quality of life. Education is needed to advance early diagnosis and intervention—and post-diagnosis, patients urgently need support and guidance. We want to […]
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Volunteers of The Ehlers-Danlos Society represent the community at the CIPM Policy Congress

The Ehlers-Danlos Society remains committed to reducing the pain of our community. Towards this goal,  volunteers of The Ehlers-Danlos Society have been participating in the Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management Policy Congress. This engagement with other organizations is particularly important to ensure that the unique pain management concerns of people with the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, and hypermobility […]
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O que eu tenho a dizer a todas as Zebras é que sejam fortes e corajosas

Olá. Meu nome é Betuel Tiago. Tenho 24 anos e atualmente estou no estado de Santa Catarina mas sou do estado do Paraná no Brasil. Tenho Ehlers-Danlos síndrome subtipo Clássica. Possuo muitas cicatrizes em meu corpo, a maior parte deles aconteceram na infância e ficam marcas para vida toda. As vezes saem feridas em meus […]
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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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