Monthly Archives: May 2010

Pain devices – infrared light?

Has anyone tried those infrared LED pain-relieving appliances?

I am skeptical but I love my TENS unit and that is kind of weird too.


May is Ehlers Danlos syndrome awareness month

so I better post. 🙂 Since I last posted, I had to quit working, which is traumatic. Also, my town got whomped by a flood, which is traumatic. I’m personally very isolated/alone, which is traumatic. :/ At least it is baseball season. 🙂

Also, I deleted my facebook account due to all their privacy ickiness – I can always be reached here if you knew me from the facebook Ehlers danlos groups.

No One Needs EDS Awareness More Than Doctors YES!

The unfolded protein response and its relevance to connective tissue diseases Cell Tissue Res. 2010 January; 339(1): 197–211.

Clinical utility gene card for: Ehlers–Danlos syndrome types I–VII European Journal of Human Genetics advance online publication 10 February 2010; doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2009.227

Carotid Artery Dissection Masquerading as Horner Syndrome Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal:
April/June 2010 – Volume 32 – Issue 2

Science of the soldier’s heart “One of the more curious medical maladies is a condition euphemistically called “soldier’s heart” or “head rush” disorder.”

Mutations that disrupt protein trafficking in the cell – and cause misshapen “faces” in zebrafish embryos – may hold clues to craniofacial birth defects and degenerative cartilage diseases in humans.