Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), hypermobility type is generally considered the least severe type of EDS, although significant complications, primarily musculoskeletal, can and do occur. The skin is often soft and may be mildly hyperextensible.
Besides, what could cause pots?
Autoimmune Disorders. In some case of POTS, there has been underlying autoimmune disorders such as lupus suspected of causing the symptoms. There have also been reports of POTS associated with the viral illness triggered Guillain-Barre syndrome, a syndrome that attacks the nerves supplying the muscles causing weakness.
Is pots an autoimmune disease?
Researchers from the University of Oklahoma and Vanderbilt University have identified evidence of adrenergic receptor autoantibodies in a small group of POTS patients, suggesting that POTS may be an autoimmune condition in these patients. The study was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA).
What is the cause of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome?
Connective tissue is responsible for supporting and structuring the skin, blood vessels, bones, and organs. It's made up of cells, fibrous material, and a protein called collagen. A group of genetic disorders cause Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, which results in a defect in collagen production.