Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a group of rare genetic disorders that affect a person's connective tissue. Connective tissue consists of proteins, such as collagen, that provide elasticity and support to the joints, blood vessels and skin.
- Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome occurs in 1 out of every 5,000 babies worldwide.
- It's often misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia.
- EDS affects males and females from all racial and ethnic backgrounds.
- There is no known cure.