• Chronic Illness

    EDS: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

    When I was first diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, there was a great sense of relief. I had been feeling so bad for so long, and now there was a name for this illness. Finding the name for my illness meant that the doctor would give me a treatment and then I could get better. Right? Next, I found out that there is no cure or treatment for EDS. Doctors only treat the symptoms. And, they send you from one specialist to another. Then, the medical system gives you their treatment that works on “normal” people with that symptom. Many of these treatments don’t work the same way or at…