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I Have Hyper Mobility Syndrome

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    My Everyday Life Was Chronic Pain, And I'M Only 14!

    For as long as I can remember (probably since I was around 7-8), I had deep horrible pain in my limbs. The pain could last for hours, and often left me crying. No form of pain relief (pain killers, heat/cold packs, massage) would help me. My parents took me to the doctor multiple...
    genevieveg3216 genevieveg3216 13-15 1 Response Mar 21, 2013

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    It's Almost Killed Me

    I know the title sounds like an overstatement but it has, I'm hypermobile all over but when I was younger my ankles were really weak and I would collapse for no reason because my ankles would just give way. I fell over in front of cars, lorries, buses almost anything whenever I...
    Gimmyboy Gimmyboy 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    I was told about 8 years ago

    that I have hyper mobility syndrome. It came about because I had pulled my back by merely vacuuming on the job. My entire life I have been able to stretch and move in odd ways, giving no second thought as to what this might mean for my body in the long run. My understanding is...
    Soultryst Soultryst 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    Hypermobility - Awkward Condition Or What!

    Hi, I've had Hypermobility Syndrome for years now, and it really plays havoc with daily life, although I find that the summer with the warmth and extra Vit D is easier. Although it may be that the sunny days make us happier! I work in a school and am on my feet most of the day...
    9Red 9Red 36-40 May 29, 2012

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    Hypermobility All Over My Body.

    Well where do i start i am 20 years old and i have hypermobility in all my joints my hips and knees lock all the time i got diagnosed when i was 12 years old my knees,writs,fingers,ankles, and eldows swell i suffer more in cold damp rainy weather i have pain 24/7 never get a day...
    gbarlow92 gbarlow92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2012

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    What Is This Syndrome

    Hi i have just been diagnosed with hypermobility syndrome at the age of 40 after years of back pain and now all over joint pain for the past year, i was given no info of it by the rheumatoid consultant as they had no leaflets, can anyone shed a light on it
    holmscroft1 holmscroft1 36-40 Mar 2, 2012

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    I Wish I Was Normal Sometimes

    i am not sure how two do this as i am new two this but i have hypermobility syndrome and osteo arthritis i have found out the earlier hms is diagnosed the better but i was over 18 when i was diagnosed i cant remeber how old i was i start physio next week as my right knee is...
    CATLOVER36 CATLOVER36 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2010

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    In My Shoulders.

    I have hypermobility in most of my joints. I was properly diagnosed with hypermobility when I was about 17 or 18, but wasn't told how bad it was. I always get a very uncomfortable pain in my shoulders. Across the top of the shoulders and across the back at the shoulderblades...
    CrazyNinjaPirate CrazyNinjaPirate 22-25 1 Response Mar 12, 2011

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    Hypermobility

    That's me. I never realised that a lot of the things I do (dislocating my shoulders, wrists, hips, fingers & thumb, even extra flexibility in nearly every joint) was unusual or that it even had a name. When I finally found out about hypermobility a year ago, and about every...
    Ky306 Ky306 18-21, F Oct 29, 2012

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    Hyper Mobility Syndrome

    I'm Katie, I'm 17 years old and i was diagnosed with hyper mobility syndrome when i was 14-15 years old, at first i thought there couldn't be a downside to being flexible? and who would have thought there would be? anyway, a couple of months later my knees, spine, ankles...
    katiebaddams katiebaddams 16-17 May 14, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    So about three weeks ago I got this odd pain that went from my neck into my left scapula area. I went to the chiropractor and had an adjustment. Felt somewhat better for just a...
    ornursetab ornursetab 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am 15 years old I have Russell Silver Syndrome however the doctors did not diagnose me until I was 13 luckily I don't have all of the side effects however I am only 4'9 and...
    UNIJordanQUE UNIJordanQUE 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    As a zoologist I have always depended on my physical wellness to support my life motivations. It was only around 2 years ago I noticed that there was a big change to my physical...
    nanedesu nanedesu 26-30, F Sep 5

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    I hope this helps someone. I Had Hyperhidrosis for many years. I know the embarrassment of having to wear black ALL the time, wearing paper towels underneath my armpits and still...
    busymom1 busymom1 36-40 3 Responses Aug 28

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    And through Asperger syndrome, I met a good friend on this website. Since then, we have met in person and he and I are beyond best friends; we are true brothers and always will be...
    chubbystringbean chubbystringbean 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I've had hyperhydrosis for as long as I can remember. I'm 22 now and it still affects my life; I sweat all over! It has affected me mentally, and because of it I have grown up to...
    wombatjourno wombatjourno 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    With help from my psychologist (who's very successful and specialized in autism, along with other things.) shed a light over a little something that I've been thinking about for a...
    MissClueless MissClueless 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Asperger's Syndrome has caused me many problems regarding social behavior (what i should, and shouldn't do). I screwed up today, and am really upset about it. Hopefully you guys...
    TyphlosionWolf TyphlosionWolf 18-21, M 20 hrs ago

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    I used to really hate myself, I honestly did. But now, I'm happy I have what I have. When I was in elementary school, I never talked to anyone, I would walk around the playground...
    ThatRobotChick ThatRobotChick 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I am a 28 year old mother of two young children and a wife. In February of this year 2014 I was rushed into surgery do to CES. The surgery took care of the back and right leg pain...
    korinne44 korinne44 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have had RLS for about 5 years. It started after I tore my hamstring from my sits bone. At first it was constant. I couldn't sleep, I couldn't stand in one place for long or...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I have suffered with CVS my entire life, from age two to now (Im 17). Along the way I've learned how to cope and help my episodes. All these helpful tricks may work for you but are...
    Platinumryan Platinumryan 16-17 Sep 4

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    I've taken 2 clonzepam, and a Requip, and two aspirins. I have stretched and rolled on my foam roller. It's 2:00 am and it will not stop. So tired. Need to sleep.
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I was diagnosed at age 8 with Sjogren's (I am now 22 years old) I have never talked to another person with the disease but would love to. As you know if you have this as well...
    hollyphoenix92 hollyphoenix92 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I don't have episodes as much as I used to but now it's just 24/7 burning and pain. Will this ever stop?
    Cvsgirl1222 Cvsgirl1222 16-17, F Sep 9

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    have plans for tonight? well too damn bad! Your getting bruises, cuts, pulled muscles, and a nice concussion, enjoy!
    thetalkingmushroom thetalkingmushroom 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    One of my more persistent tics is groping. If i notice, feel(like in a hug or brushing against me), or remember what they feel like, i have to grab a woman's breasts. I don't think...
    thetalkingmushroom thetalkingmushroom 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    Got it from my dad. I'm not as bad as he is cause I fight to make it not define who I am. Though at first I felt bad but then I felt happy cause I'm gonna get money from the...
    YLIhououin YLIhououin 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    Uncoordinated Somehow, I'm reluctant to get hit with a ball, bat, shoe, kid, or some out of the blue object when I walk into a school gym. Now every time I walk anywhere near...
    kelseytoby1337 kelseytoby1337 16-17 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Another terrible night. Why does it take nearly an hour for the requip and clonzepam to kick in? I will take them earlier, tonight, but they make me loopy. I tried pickle juice...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    So, not many people know of this and I think it might be a good idea to raise some awerness. Albright is a generic defect or mutation that basically makes my bones weak. I get 1...
    shadow2233 shadow2233 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Its really annoying with the stupid spasms and twitches, and sometimes i can say bad stuff and it gets me in a lot of trouble :(
    RazorToMySkin RazorToMySkin 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Please help! Could someone clarify whether my symptoms could be endometriosis? I have been ill for over a year now and though many other conditions have been ruled out by my GP, a...
    NattieC NattieC 22-25, F Aug 25

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    I have Asperger's Syndrome It helps me find it difficult to talk to girls in the real world that probably why I'm single but I can't change it I was born with it but it upsets me...
    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I really need to tell this story without revealing who I am. Thank you for reading if you are and thank you ep for letting me let it all out. It's a long story and I really can't...
    seabird9 seabird9 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I am. 45 years old, throughout my childhood, I would have dizzy spells and blackouts, doctors said I was making it up for attention. At 18, I had a serious attack, heart began...
    i1u4eel2 i1u4eel2 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    My first hint that something wasn't right was walking back to our cruise ship with my daughter. I was having a hard time walking and thought maybe it was sciatica. I barely made...
    NixEgirl NixEgirl 56-60 Sep 7

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    I've never handle emotions well - that was I know one of the main reasons I ended up drinking so much, I used drink to quell them. Good or bad I didn't like them or know how to...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 5

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    I had been smoking cannabis for about 3 months when one day I noticed a cold metallic taste in my mouth. I thought at first it was just the smoke residue leaving an odd taste...
    sinnergist sinnergist 18-21 1 Response Aug 24

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    With Sept being thyroid awareness month, I wanted to share my experience w/ thyroid disease. Within a yr of separating from the Air Force in 2005, I started experiencing strange...
    afdragon afdragon 36-40, F Sep 8

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    I'm 18 and every time I look at myself in my bra & panty..I stare. I stare at my reflection and I'm happy with how I was born; bare left chest no pectorals/nipple/muscle just my...
    ardorzie ardorzie 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Just recently I began researching on middle child traits. I've found out that middle child syndrome is very real and it's not only me who suffers from it. Growing up, I have...
    123eat 123eat 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Would it be fit to say that some mental disorders are strongly diagnosed by the influence of culture? I mean of course there are some worldwide behaviors that definitely would have...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    When I was 26 year old I found out I got Klinefelter Syndrome I get a hormone testosterone needle every 12 weeks for the rest of my life.
    blackcat055 blackcat055 41-45, M Sep 11

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    Having Aspergers Syndrome is quite challenging for me. I have always felt like a ghost or a being living in another world in high school. Because of my particular interests, I have...
    loveVictorandDumas loveVictorandDumas 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I don't think I have pica syndrome or if it's just a nutrition deficiency but when I get a bath or something I sometimes have a chew on the sponge or something because I like the...
    lucymichelle lucymichelle 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I have pica and I have done for as long as I can remember. Unlike most people who have the syndrome/disorder I have had cravings for a WIDE variety of things throughout my...
    Pandasaurusrex Pandasaurusrex 18-21 Sep 2

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    Hello my name is Mark Miller. I was diagnosed with Klinefelters Syndrome when I was 4 years old. My parents knew something was wrong when I could not speak words until I was 7...
    Mark7Miller Mark7Miller 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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