- Hypermobilty. Means abnormally bendy joints (people say 'double-jointed')
- Bruises easily. Wounds heal poorly. May reopen after stitches removed
- Local anesthetics less effective or don't work at all
- Abnormally stretchy skin. 'Velvety' soft. Scars easily
- Overcrowding of teeth and high arched palate (roof of mouth)
- Frequent, easy dislocations and subluxations
- Hypovolaemia (low blood volume)
- Prolonged bleeding
- Dysfunction of the Autonomic Nervous System
- Gastrointestinal Issues (nausea, vomiting, constipation, pain, bloating, no appetite, inability to eat or drink)
- Sleep Disturbances
- Tachycardia and Arrhythmias
- Seizures [not Epileptic, possibly cardiogenic/neurological?]
- Fidgeting (yes, fidgeting)
- Vitamin D Deficiency
- 'Allergies' - actually Mast Cell Activation Disorder/Syndrome
Not all people will have all the symptoms.
Some may have EDS and have no/few problems.
Can cause death through internal organ rupture, aortic dissection or rupture and through complications such as infection, poor healing, malnutrition, dehydration, seizures, etc.