Not just the joints: A review article on the comorbidities of JHS/HEDS

Ehlers–Danlos Syndrome – Hypermobility Type: A Much Neglected Multisystemic Disorder

Yael Gazit, Giris Jacob, and Rodney Grahame.

Excerpt from abstract:

Throughout the years, extra-articular manifestations have been described, including cardiovascular,
autonomic nervous system, gastrointestinal, hematologic, ocular, gynecologic, neurologic, and psychiatric
manifestations, emphasizing the multisystemic nature of EDS-HT. Unfortunately , EDS-HT is underrecognized
and inadequately managed, leading to neglect of these patients, which may lead to severe disability that almost certainly could have been avoided. In this review article we will describe the known
manifestations of the extra-articular systems.

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About Hypermobility Syndrome India/Viv

I an an Indian woman with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type (EDS-HT), also known as joint hypermobility syndrome. Although I have "suffered" from this disease all my life, I was diagnosed at 38 years, 2 years after my child was born. My work mainly involves being a mom to my beautiful and compassionate child. I also write and work from home in the field of science. I aim to raise awareness about EDS-HT, chronic pain, invisible illnesses, mental illnesses and invisible disabilities through my blogs. Viv (Latin root, meaning Life/ Alive) is my blogging pseudonym and alludes to my continued endeavor to rediscover my life and its meaning.
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