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See below:: Ehlers–danlos syndrome (eds) is a group of inherited connective tissue disorders, caused by a defect in the synthesis of collagen (type i or iii). Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue. People with marfan's tend to be unusually tall, with long limbs and long, thin fingers. It is caused by defects in a gene called fibrillin-1. ...Read more
From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more
Rare problem: Ehlers danlos syndrome is a collection of at least 10 separate entities that have in common an abnormality of collagen production. The inheritance patterns include dominant, recessive, x-linked & has been reported as a new mutation. There is broad variability of expression within each subtype.The prevalence estimates range from 1/5000 to 1/100, 000 depending on type. ...Read more
How long is long term steroid use? On pred. for 3 wks & will stop at 4. I have EDS 3 but take it for undx susp. AI d/o or genetic dz-sudden limb wkns.
Hi! I have EDS classic and get chronic pain sometimes at random, predominantly due to lots of activity during the day. The pain is usually in my legs, but can be in my arms. The pain will continuously get worse until I take medication. Other options?
Bad headaches upn waking, sweating, pain behind eyes, neck pain, have eds type 3, but no tumour or bleed. Have hd electric shock pains in limbs? Why?
Mitochondrial?: In many instances, EDS hyperextensible type is caused by an underlying mitochondrial disorder. EDS with mito may manifest as progressive daily fatigue, headaches, muscle/joint pain and swelling, dysautonomia, autoimmune disease, gastrointestinal dysmotility. I advise a clinical genetics consultation. https://www.pinterest.com/debkdrake/mitochondrial-hypermobile-eds/ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Ed becomes more common with increasing age. However, other factors play a role and are certainly more controllable. Not smoking, and controlling blood sugars and blood pressure will help symptoms of ed. Also, exercising will increase blood flow and decrease symptoms of ed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a medical condition characterized by hypermobile joints, very elastic or stretchy skin that bruises easily, and other abnormalities. It is caused by defects in collagen, an important structural protein that is responsible for the strength of many different types of tissue including skin, ...Read more
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