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Inside the Mind of Someone With Hypermobile EDS at Night

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source: The Mighty

year: 2017

authors: Jo Southall

summary/abstract:

As an occupational therapist with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, “painsomnia” (pain-induced insomnia) is something I come across a lot. I work with a lot of people who have pain and I also live with it. In fact, I had no idea chronic pain wasn’t normal until I was 19. I genuinely thought everyone was in pain all the time. Pain is my “normal” so it must be the same for everyone right? Seems not.

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