July 11, 2014 You know you have EDS when… You know you have EDS when… you injure in your sleep! – Jandroid Tags:chronic illness, chronic pain, EDS, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, fibromyalgia, HEDS, HMS, medical zebras, spoonies Related Posts Medical Education Opp for Doctors If you’ve seen one Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome patient… Mast cells are spoon thieves! About The Author Jandroid 5 Comments Jan Groh Please add your “signs of EDS” to the comments – I know there are tons more… July 11, 2014 Reply Jeanne You know you have EDS when you break out in bruises and you don’t know why. You know you have EDS ( poor proprioception and poor sensory processing) when you accidentally bump into walls or furniture; or bang your head on a cupboard door…or a car door…break a toe when you accidentally stub your foot on furniture or a treadmill. If a doctor ever decides to x-ray my toes, skull, or feet, he will probably see multiple hairline fractures. I’ve already made jaws drop when I went to see a physical therapist…he was analyzing my gait and seemed surprised that I could walk at all. ;-D August 9, 2018 Reply Jandroid Great additions TY! Yup, all of that and so much more, right? ahh… opening medical minds everywhere we go… slowly one by one… August 10, 2018 Reply Debbie So I haven’t been diagnosed, but I am sure that I and my pre-teen daughter have it. Fibromyalgia Spinal Stenosis cervical and lumbar Pes Davis IBS bilateral Carpal Tunnel Bilateral Cubital TUNNEL torn Shoulder Ligament Torn knee ligaments (complete tear of both cruciate and medial collateral in one spectacular fall off my bike Uterine fibroids Septate uterus Incompetent cervix Infertility Tubal pregnancy Uterine hyperplasia Menorhagia Early onset osteoarthritis (age 14) ADD Restless Legs Syndrome (affects all limbs and trunk/joints) Ataxia Sciatica Hip spasms Loss of Balance and proprioception Pots High Blood Pressure Dercums/Multiple lipomas Hernias Hemmorhoids Depression Anxiety Severe fatigue Exercise intolerance Too much eyelid skin Keratosis pilarus Weak hands/poor grip Autism Sensory processing disorder Circadian rhythm disorder Jaw pain Flushing Allergies/hay fever Shortness of breath And I’m sure I have forgotten some… 🙁 January 11, 2020 Reply Jandroid Yup, sure sounds like it, sorry! But hey, at least you know, vs not, and vs wondering why all this stuff is part of your health picture. Welcome to the Great Clan Dumpty of Humpty fame – they can’t put us back together again, right? 😉 January 11, 2020 Reply Add a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment:*Name:* Email Address:* Website: Join the conversation via an occasional emailGet notified of new comments on this post. If discussion generates more than a few emails daily your subscription will be paused automatically. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.