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Understanding the Basics of Dysautonomia

2022-05-18T10:50:25+00:00

Hydration Is Key Dysautonomia requires ongoing treatment Understanding dysautonomia You need water with electrolytes to get blood in the right place in your body. Dysautonomia is a “misfiring” of the cardiovascular system. A subset of dysautonomia is called postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). Hypovolemia is a term that [...]

Understanding the Basics of Dysautonomia2022-05-18T10:50:25+00:00

Tulane Family Dentistry for EDS Dental Expertise

2022-04-26T12:53:24+00:00

EDS Dentists Here to Help We are looking forward to meeting you EDS Dental Care Experts Dr. William Shelton and Dr. Alexis Russell are the owners of Tulane Family Dentistry, an energetic, friendly, welcoming, vibrant dental office that serves to provide the highest quality dental care to our [...]

Tulane Family Dentistry for EDS Dental Expertise2022-04-26T12:53:24+00:00

Brief Overview of Hypermobile-Type, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

2022-04-26T12:58:16+00:00

Hypermobile-Type, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Learn the basics of a common body-type Hypermobile-Type Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobile-type, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobile-type, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) is one of 13 subtypes, and is not rare. Connelly et al. report that thirty percent of the population is hypermobile and a large portion of this group [...]

Brief Overview of Hypermobile-Type, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome2022-04-26T12:58:16+00:00

Nutrition and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

2021-06-20T03:04:33+00:00

Choose Wisely Love your body, treat it right Nutrition and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Kathy Garvey, MS, MBA, RD garveynutrition.com Nutrition and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome  The links between nutrition and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) are undeniable.  So many complications and symptoms of EDS are gastrointestinal and food-reactive in nature that [...]

Nutrition and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome2021-06-20T03:04:33+00:00

Surgical and Anesthetic Precautions for Hypermobile and EDS Patients

2021-06-20T03:02:00+00:00

Prepare for Surgery Certain precautions can improve outcomes Prepare yourself and surgical team for surgery The Tulane Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) clinic team is here to help prevent surgical complications in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. The most common complications that we have noticed involve prolonged wound healing [...]

Surgical and Anesthetic Precautions for Hypermobile and EDS Patients2021-06-20T03:02:00+00:00

Surviving Medical School with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

2021-06-11T11:06:09+00:00

Patient Story Danielle Purtell Her Story Danielle Purtell is a medical student at Tulane University School of Medicine who has survived medical school with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. She will graduate in 2022 and is excited to complete a Family Medicine residency. As someone with chronic illness and invisible disability, [...]

Surviving Medical School with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome2021-06-11T11:06:09+00:00

Massage Keeps Fascia Healthy

2021-05-21T13:45:43+00:00

The Art of Massage Working the connective tissue is key Daily massage can provide temporary relief Regular massage is important if you are hypermobile or have a connective tissue disorder, such as Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Fascia, the supportive connective tissue of the body, surrounds muscle, bones, tendons, ligaments and [...]

Massage Keeps Fascia Healthy2021-05-21T13:45:43+00:00

Best Shoes for Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

2021-05-19T13:06:54+00:00

Foot Care Stability is key for hypermobility Wearing the proper shoes may change your life Stability is the most important method to treat many connective tissue problems associated with hypermobility spectrum disorders and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Because ligaments, tendons and joints are loose, hypermobile people have to work extra [...]

Best Shoes for Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome2021-05-19T13:06:54+00:00

Ehlers-Danlos Patient Story: Elizabeth Boh

2021-04-23T12:07:36+00:00

Patient Story Elizabeth Boh Her Story In December 2020, at the age of 59, I was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome - hypermobility type.  I was fortunate to have found and seen Dr. Jacques Courseault, MD, CAQSM, at Tulane University School of Medicine, and he was the one who put all [...]

Ehlers-Danlos Patient Story: Elizabeth Boh2021-04-23T12:07:36+00:00
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