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Understanding the Basics of Dysautonomia

2022-06-05T00:53:43+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 Dysautonomia2022-06-05T00:53:43+00:00

Brief Overview of Hypermobile-Type, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

2022-06-05T02:02:54+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 Syndrome2022-06-05T02:02:54+00:00

Nutrition and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

2022-06-05T01:37:58+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 one would expect [...]

Nutrition and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome2022-06-05T01:37:58+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

Massage Keeps Fascia Healthy

2022-06-05T01:17:24+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 Healthy2022-06-05T01:17:24+00:00

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome 101

2022-06-05T01:27:49+00:00

Hypermobility is a "Thing" Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome 101 Basics of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is an umbrella term for a heterogeneous group of inherited connective tissue disorders characterized by symptoms including, but not limited to, skin hyperextensibility, joint hypermobility, and vascular fragility.1 It is a result of genetic mutations [...]

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome 1012022-06-05T01:27:49+00:00
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