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.

After Diagnosis: hEDS and HSD
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After Diagnosis: hEDS and HSD

A diagnosis of hEDS or HSD isn’t the end of the road If you’ve just received confirmation of your HSD or hEDS diagnosis, you may be wondering what comes next, what needs to change, what the solutions are, or even whether your current state is “as good as it gets”. Depending on your symptoms, you…

Move Daily Health Podcast s2e04 – How to Manage hEDS & HSD, with Move Daily
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Move Daily Health Podcast s2e04 – How to Manage hEDS & HSD, with Move Daily

Join Freyja & guest-host Taylor as they discuss hypermobility type EDS and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD). What it’s like to live with an invisible illness Pros and Cons to diagnosis Movement needs, Nutrition needs, Bracing and Treatment Tune-in to the audio or catch the video on Youtube or Vimeo! If you don’t want to miss…

Top 5 hEDS & HSD Considerations: Hormonal Cycles
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Top 5 hEDS & HSD Considerations: Hormonal Cycles

  Part 1 of the Top-5 hEDS & HSD Considerations discussed Stress & Anxiety and the impact adrenaline plays in symptom exacerbation. Part 2 takes into consideration hormonal cyles in the body, namely those involved in the female menstrual cycle. While working with women in various stages of rehabilitation and high performance, Move Daily’s co-founder…

Living with Hypermobility: hEDS & HSD Management
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Living with Hypermobility: hEDS & HSD Management

One of the topmost questions I get asked by clients with hypermobility (inclusive of hEDS & HSD) is how to go about managing a “normal” day. Flares associated with hypermobility come and go and require their own set of management tools, but learning to thrive within the demands of work and life means figuring out…

Top 5 hEDS & HSD Considerations: Movement & Exercise
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Top 5 hEDS & HSD Considerations: Movement & Exercise

As discussed in Parts 1: Stress & Anxiety, Part 2: Hormonal Cycles, and Part 3: Digestive Health, management of Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD) requires addressing much more than musculoskeletal pain and subluxations/dislocations. That said, managing musculoskeletal pain and the demands of daily movement is of utmost importance, and doing so…

Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos (hEDS): Overcoming Insomnia
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Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos (hEDS): Overcoming Insomnia

For anyone living in chronic pain, restful sleep is a bit of a unicorn. In these cases, insomnia is often rebranded as painsomnia, as a representation for the vicious cycle of pain and chronic fatigue that comes with insomnia. It’s admittedly adding a bit of insult to injury to have sleep – a typically blissful…

Top 5 hEDS & HSD Considerations: Digestive Health
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Top 5 hEDS & HSD Considerations: Digestive Health

As discussed in Parts 1: Stress & Anxiety, and Part 2: Hormonal Cycles, hEDS and HSD management requires addressing more than musculoskeletal pain and subluxations/dislocations. Being that it is a connective tissue disorder, the altered collagen structure can affect all bodily systems including organs. The gastrointestinal system (GI) is one of the most under-reported of…

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),…

Pillars of Health: Movement
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Pillars of Health: Movement

The human body was designed for daily movement. The old adage “Use it or lose it” doesn’t apply to many things, but it certainly does apply when dealing with the health of the human brain and body. From birth, we move as much as possible until our constant failures result in rolling over, crawling, standing,…