Ehlers Danlos Checklist looks for signs of fragility in the skin, such as easy bruising and tearing of the skin due to a lack of collagen.
Ehlers Danlos Checklist takes note of joint instability and hypermobility, which can lead to frequent dislocations or subluxations, pain, fatigue, and chronic injuries.
Ehlers Danlos Checklist also checks vision issues related to EDS, such as bilateral myopia (nearsightedness) or astigmatism (distorted vision).
The checklist looks for bone fragility caused by a lack of mineralization that could result in fractures or osteopenia.
5. Digestive System:
Ehlers Danlos Checklist checks for gastrointestinal issues related to EDS, such as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and delayed gastric emptying.
6. Cardiovascular System:
The checklist looks for signs of fragility in the cardiovascular system, including aortic root dilatation which is an enlargement of the main artery coming from the heart.
7. Nervous System:
Ehlers Danlos Checklist also checks for neurological issues associated with EDS, such as chronic migraines, sleep disturbances, cognitive impairment, depression, and anxiety.
8. Other Symptoms:
Ehlers Danlos Checklist looks for other symptoms associated with EDS, such as chronic fatigue, easy bruising, and poor scarring.