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What is EDS? (My disability)

Reference from: Please note: Some links may have been disabled as it is a quoted extract which copyrights all belong to the reference link above and at the bottom, all rights reserved to original copyright proprietor. "Reviewed May 2006 What is Ehlers-Danlos syndrome? Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a group of disorders that affect connective tissues, which are tissues that support the skin, bones, blood vessels, and other organs. Defects in connective tissues cause the signs and symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, which vary from mildly loose joints to life-threatening complications. In the past, there were more than 10 recognized types of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. In 1997, researchers proposed a simpler classification that reduced the number of major types to six and gave them descriptive names: the arthrochalasia

Everything in my life hurts! The above is a link to a video about my EDS, Ehlers Danos Syndrome, this is part of Hypermobility Syndrome. Please watch.

.. have just fallen.

Well, I was OK, I have just fallen, and really hurt myself, severely, and I am on sooo much meds already. My husband was taking a shower as I was on this laptop sat on the settee and the baby was fast asleep in his cotbed, and he wasn't going to be long. My mobile rang, I tried to do what I get help with, but due the lack of promised GRAB RAILS I fell over, knocked a stool over, nearly broke my plaster hand jewellery holder that I am painting and was a present from my husband, and I grabbed onto the bed (all this is short distances away from each other as we are forced to live in our living room still. I used the bed to pull myself up from the floor and grabbed my phone which was on charge on the other side of the bed where the sockets are. It was my grandma, my great. grandad whom i love sooo much and really care about is still really ill, having been in and out of hospital I don't know if he is out right now or not, she was trying to phone my Auntie instead, she a

Well atleast I made it to being a mam! But...disabled for life too? It was all worth it!

Well atleast I made it to being a Mam, but disabled for life too? It was all worth it. I found out what made my SPD develop so early and made it so severe, I am disabled with Hypermobility Syndrome, some prefer to spell it Hyper-mobility Syndrome. I am immobile and severely troubled with it, havin been rushed in ambulances the last 3-4 days too, and in ! and E 12+ hours... I am now on 240mg morphine and trying Lyrica/Pregabalin amongst lots of other pain relief tablets daily. Unfortunately there is no known cure for the syndrome and I will have it for life and it will only get worse. Atleast it is not life threatening and I made it as a Mam, my miracle son, conceived on Clomid, he is here, he is beautiful and I enjoy him everyday of my life and he is spoilt, played with sooo much and treat lots, always has lovely clothes and clean and cared for and I wouldnt have it any other way, he deserves the best treatment in the world and we take him to our local surestart centr