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19 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

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source: The Mighty

year: 2017

authors: Erin Migdol


Few people besides those with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome realize how the condition can affect so many aspects of life. When people see you out shopping or at work, they may not realize you’re adjusting your body to prevent a dislocation or that you don’t eat certain foods because they’re difficult to digest.

We asked our Mighty readers with EDS to share the things they do that others don’t realize is because they have EDS. Living with EDS requires constantly working to prevent and manage pain and energy loss, and friends and family may not see everything you do just to get through a day.

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