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Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder

What if I were to tell you I’ve discovered one root cause — one predisposing factor associated with the most common & complex issues doctors address every day?

Understanding Chronic Lyme Disease and Its Connection to Other Conditions

Understanding Chronic Lyme Disease and Its Connection to Other Conditions

Understanding Chronic Lyme Disease and Its Connection to Other Conditions   Introduction Mystery illnesses are pervasive and often difficult to decipher. From POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) and autoimmune issues to gut problems and heart blocks, some illnesses can seem to appear out of nowhere. One crucial aspect of autoimmune diseases that is often overlooked…

The Connection Between Hypermobility and Autoimmune Disease

The Connection Between Hypermobility & Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune disease is a condition I frequently see in patients with Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder. In this article, I’ll highlight the chain of conditions that lead from hypermobility to autoimmune disease. Hypermobility Contributes to Leaky Gut You might wonder how it’s possible for loose joints and ligaments to affect gut health. Did you know that many…

Hypermobility and Dysautonomia

The Link Between Hypermobility & Dysautonomia

What is Dysautonomia? Dysautonomia is basically a dysregulation between the fight or flight (sympathetic) nervous system and the rest and digest (parasympathetic) nervous system. It’s a sympathetic overdrive and a parasympathetic underdrive. Symptoms of Dysautonomia Include: Dizziness Lightheadedness Fast heart rate Low blood pressure Edema Slow gut transit To understand the four phases of dysautonomia,…

Hypermobility and Fatigue

Hypermobility & Fatigue

10 Ways Hypermobility & Chronic Fatigue May Be Linked (and What You Can Do About It) We’ve recently been discussing hypermobility, also known as being double jointed, and its effects on the body. I often see patients who have chronic fatigue and are also hypermobile. There is indeed a link between fatigue and hypermobility. It’s…

Is Hypermobility a Super Syndrome?

Is Hypermobility a Supersyndrome?

Is Hypermobility a Super Syndrome? Syndrome: a group of symptoms which consistently occur together, or a condition characterized by a set of associated symptoms. If a syndrome is a condition associated with a cluster of symptoms, a supersyndrome is a group of related conditions often seen together. Hypermobility affects the whole body. If your joints…