Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

A rare connective tissue disorder known as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is characterized by hypermobile joints and a deficiency in collagen (connective tissue) that results in pain and repeated injury. It often takes an average of 10 to 20 years to receive a diagnosis of EDS -- many in their 40s.

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