Hypermobile Type of EDS

hypermobility.jpg.w300h216Hypermobility Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is the most common type of EDS. It was formerly called Type III. Hypermobility Type (also knows as Joint Hypermobility Syndrome) is distinguished from the Classical Type chiefly by milder and fewer skin and soft tissue manifestations. The diagnosis of EDS, Hypermobility Type is based ENTIRELY on clinical evaluation and family history. This mutated gene is currently unknown and therefore cannot be tested.

Just like other EDS symptoms, they include joint hyper-mobility (double-jointed) or dislocations (popping out of place), muscle pain, and easy bruising. All Types of EDS may also include Digestive issues, Spine issues, or Vascular EDS issues and need to be aware and checked on a regular basis.

A friend told me to look into this and I’m grateful to learn more and be aware of why not only me, but my children are fragile. Please tell someone about EDS because they may not have the answers. They may need you. 1 in 5,000 are diagnosed with EDS, but because of the number of people that are misdiagnosed or go undiagnosed, it is estimated that it is 1 in 2,500 people. I am definitely not the only one…

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CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT Lorraine McCarthy who was a model, but had to leave because of her connective tissue issues. She has Hypermobility Type of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.


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CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT how Jodie Vasquez had to be fed through a tube at 19yrs because of her connective tissue issues.


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CLICK HERE TO WATCH A VIDEO about how Rei Haycraft, the lead singer for the hard rock band Raimee, lives with EDS and made a video about it.


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CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT Emily Comber. She discusses her life with Hypermobility EDS and how it affects her family.


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CLICK HERE to watch an interview with Cherylee Houston, a British actress on the soap opera Coronation Street.


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CLICK HERE to learn about Dr. Heidi Collins who is a specialist helping those with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. She and her daughter both have Hypermobile Type EDS.


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Other Related Posts

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Types of EDS

Classical EDS-(my Story)

Vascular EDS

Rare Types of EDS

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One thought on “Hypermobile Type of EDS

  1. Reblogged this on Ellafit and commented:
    Recently found this blog post, it explains the diagnosis i recieved recently in more depth and also features some television stars who are also affected.

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