August 17, 2016

The Disorder You May Not Know You Have

By Ali Skahan

We all run into those moments where we notice abnormal things with our bodies that often cause us to self-diagnose or overlook reasons why they happen. While you may not have heard of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome or EDS, Mayo Clinic says it’s more common than you might think. EDS is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissues. Symptoms like being especially flexible, having wounds that take a long time to heal, or bruising easily are all signs we may think are harmless, but they could actually be signaling a bigger issue. These symptoms are often misdiagnosed, so it’s important to talk to your doctor or a specialist if you think you may have EDS. To read more about EDS, click here.

Tags: Bones Joints & Muscles, Heart & Blood Health, Uncategorized

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