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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Orthostatic Intolerance

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DOCTORS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - LANHAM, MD

AUGUST 22, 2018
Dr. Stacy Fisher discusses the cardiovascular implications of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) and hypermobility. Specifically, she talks about the connection between connective tissue disorders and orthostatic intolerance. A common symptom of orthostatic intolerance is fainting or dizziness when going from sitting or laying down to standing.

Dr. Fisher describes the various kinds of tests and symptoms to watch out for to get an appropriate diagnosis. She also describes how physicians and medical professionals can treat these conditions, especially in patient with Ehlers-Danlos! (2018)

Revised: 9/2019