Newly Diagnosed: Treatment Strategies for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

While Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) has no cure, nor are any disease-modifying therapies approved yet, there are therapeutic approaches that can help to ease symptoms and improve quality of life. Several experimental treatments are also currently in clinical trials that could prove beneficial for EDS patients. Check out the information below to explore more about therapeutic strategies your doctor may recommend and what therapies are in the pipeline for potential future use.

Non-drug Treatments

Because symptoms differ by type of EDS, management strategies vary. In addition to medications to help control specific symptoms, several non-drug approaches may be used to help manage the condition and improve patients’ quality of life. Learn more about them by clicking on the link below.

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Experimental Treatments

Apart from treatment options currently available to manage the symptoms of EDS, several experimental treatments are also in the pipeline. These include an investigational topical gel called Excellagen and a type of regenerative medicine called prolotherapy.

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