A 47-year-old member asked:
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what is the average life span of someone who has eds or marfans?

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Dr. Kevin Nasky
15 years experience Psychiatry
Generally, normal: People with eds generally have a normal lifespan. Though, those with the rare vascular type of eds have a high risk of sudden death from organ or vessel rupture. Heart-related complications can shorten the lifespan of people with Marfan syndrome, though many live into their 60's and 70's (i.e. Normal lifespan) with careful medical management.
Answered on Feb 18, 2015

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