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EDS; Hypermobility Syndrome 

 

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a group of disorders that affect connective tissue, the tissue that supports skin, bones, tendons, ligaments, blood vessels, and other organs. Defects in connective tissue cause the signs and symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, which vary from mildly loose joints to life-threatening complications. Genetic changes are related to the following types of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, arthrochalasia type Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, classical type Ehlers-Danlo...

While acute pain is a normal sensation triggered in the nervous system to alert you to possible injury and the need to take care of yourself, chronic pain is different. Chronic pain persists. Pain signals keep firing in the nervous system for weeks, months, even years. There may have been an initial mishap -- sprained back, serious infection, or there may be an ongoing cause of pain -- arthritis, cancer, ear infection, but some people suffer chronic pain in the absence of any past injury or evid...


Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome as related to Chronic Pain