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Sick and Disabled and Relying on Health Insurance

Hi, my name is Shelby, I'm 25, and I'm deaf, chronically ill, and disabled. I am lucky enough to be on Medicare and Medicaid. My main condition is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type. Because of hEDS, I have joint dislocations and subluxations, hyperextentions, joint hypermobility, syncope and near syncope, Interstitial Cystitis, Fibromyalgia, degenerative disk disease, chronic… Continue reading Sick and Disabled and Relying on Health Insurance

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Part 3: How it Affects My Life

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome affects my life more than any other condition I have. If you are wondering why, then you clearly haven't seen my list of symptoms and comorbities. It affects everything from my head to my toes, and that's not an exaggeration. Subluxations, joint hypermobility, and pain make make everything difficult. My knees, especially my… Continue reading Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Part 3: How it Affects My Life