Tag: hypermobility

Avoid Cipro!

Originally written and posted in 2014, updated in Feb 2024: Official FDA Black box warning against using Cipro with EDS patients from 2018 <—-link Original post with updates: Okay, at the risk of sounding like a simple ranter, I’m dropping in a quick cautionary post to urge ALL who are hypermobile (whether you have a

On Variable Expression

From the online Genetics Home Reference, variable expression is defined as: “Variation in clinical features (type and severity) of a genetic disorder between individuals with the same gene alteration, even within the same family” [italics mine, JG] Definition from: GeneReviews from the University of Washington and the National Center for Biotechnology Information Take the trait for