S3E5: Lara Bloom on hEDS and HSD
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S3E5: Lara Bloom on hEDS and HSD

We had the pleasure of speaking with Lara Bloom, President and CEO of The Ehlers-Danlos Society. Lara raises global awareness of rare, chronic and invisible diseases, specialising in the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD) and related disorders. Tune in to hear Lara’s insights on the people, projects, and global effort behind increased awareness and…

Managing hEDS & HSD Flares
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Managing hEDS & HSD Flares

The symptoms that beget a flare are not the same across individuals because each person with hEDS or HSD is unique. Flare patterns can be broken or changed no matter how entrenched they may seem within your system. Building the confidence to navigate flares and improve your baseline health will carry over into how well you can get through a flare, how often they occur, and how quickly you can recover from one.

Top 5 Ehlers-Danlos Hypermobility Considerations: Stress & Anxiety
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Top 5 Ehlers-Danlos Hypermobility Considerations: Stress & Anxiety

Ehlers-Danlos Hypermobility Syndrome (hEDS) and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD) are a relatively new area of medicine despite having been first discovered in the early 1900s. While current research is focused on expediting the diagnosis process for hEDS (it typically takes 10+ years for an accurate diagnosis, leaving individuals exposed to a decade of additional ramifications),…

Hypermobility EDS & HSD Support Strategies
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Hypermobility EDS & HSD Support Strategies

Ehlers-Danlos Hypermobility or Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders can be complex and confusing at the best of times. What worked yesterday as a strategy for symptoms may not work tomorrow and vice versa. That said, family and friends can play an immensely helpful role in pain & symptom management simply by being there. The following 5 key…