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I have a severe problem with word recollection. I'm a acote lymphoblastic leukemia survivor. I have ehlers danlos syndrome also. Dr says its normal.

Effects of age . One have problems with word recognition as one ages, also since you had chemotherapy and possibly radiation therapy , the drugs may have had an effect on your word recognition. Read more...
Neuropsychological. Testing was originally used to assess effects of chemotherapy on brain functions (e.g., processing, memory & attention). It's the best way to determine the severity of your word retrieval problem & any other neurobehavioral issues you may have. Diagnoses will lead to recommendations for therapy or accommodations to remediate or circumvent this problem. Seek a referral from your oncologist. Read more...

What are most common forms of ehlers danlos syndrome?

See ednf.org. Classic, previously type i & ii & hypermobility, previously type iii are connective tissue disorders with skin fragility, hyperelastic skin, easy bruisability & joint hypermobility. Autosomal dominant inheritance (50% chance). Occasionally assoc. With intellectual disability, also scoliosis, mitral valve prolapse, early loss of teeth, premature rupture of membranes, premature delivery. Read more...

Why do people with ehlers danlos syndrome have problems with anaesthesia? Wake up from general and local doesn't seem to work. Ty

Probably unrelated. There is no evidence that individuals with EDS have any increased difficulty with sedation related to anesthesia. There are however risks associated with physical manipulation for intubation related to joint laxity as well as vascular or tracheal injury depending on the type and severity of EDS. Read more...

How does ehlers-danlos syndrome affect lifestyle?

Little effect. In the majority of cases, lifestyle is unaffected and most people with eds believe that everyone is as flexible as they are. Wound healing can be delayed, surgical suturing can be complicated, bruising may be apparent; pregnancy can have complications. Some forms of arthritis are more common. Most people have no problems. Read more...
Skin and Joints. Affects mostly the skin and joints but also the cardio-vascular system (e.g. Heart and large vessels). Read more...

Is it possible to have symptoms from several types of ehlers-danlos syndrome?

Usually - one type. There are a variety of types as you note and most of the time this is the benign hypermobility type. It is genetic and you may have relatives also wiht it. Each type can have a variety of manifesations and so people with the same type can have different symptoms. Exercise is an improtant stabilizer and you need to be doing this. Read more...
Just one type. You could one of several types, but different people with the same type can have different symtpoms. Exercise is your key to help control the symptoms. Please exercise. Read more...