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5 New Doors That Opened for Me Because of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

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source: The Mighty

year: 2016

authors: Kaitlyn Brennan


I can confidently say that this past year was the worst of my life. In one year I have had almost all physical activity become an impossibility, and I have developed chronic pain due to dislocations. My condition is Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), and it has completely changed my life. I went from cheering on three teams a year to having to gauge if I have enough energy to do something as small as paint my nails. While chronic dislocations/subluxations have turned my world upside down, I now see that the new direction my life is moving in is much better than my previous path for these five reasons.

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