Sleep Disorders in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Related Disorders
MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA - CHARLESTON, SC
FEBRUARY 7, 2019
Dr. Alan Pocinki
discusses how poor sleep and sleep disorders can have a negative effect on patients who struggle with chronic illness.
Poor sleep can fuel the cycle of chronic pain, leading to even more disordered sleep and worse pain or symptoms. Watch to learn more about how this can occur, specifically, in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
(EDS), Chiari malformation
and other chronic illnesses.
This lecture was given at the February 2019 Chapter meeting in Charleston, South Carolina. (2019)