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Connective Tissue
Disorder Site

 

The purpose of this site is to use existing research and logical thinking to explore possible alternative health treatments in a variety of inherited connective tissue disorders (Marfan syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, osteogenesis imperfecta, etc.) and related features such as scoliosis, pectus excavatum, fibromyalgia, osteopenia, mitral valve prolapse and TMJ.

Do you have symptoms linked to a connective tissue disorder? A number of the following features? Common features of connective tissue disorders include:

  • scoliosis (spinal curvature)
  • sunken chests (pectus excavatum)
  • barrel chests (pectus carinatum)
  • fibromyalgia
  • double jointedness (hypermobility)
  • migraines
  • mitral valve prolapse
  • back pain
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • muscle twitches and tics
  • vertigo
  • heart palpitations
  • chest pains
  • easy bruising
  • nosebleeds
  • heavy periods
  • tall stature with long fingers, arms and legs
  • anxiety
  • neck pain
  • kyphosis (rounded shoulders)
  • frozen shoulders
  • sciatica
  • insomnia
  • itching / sensitive skin
  • allergies
  • asthma
  • multiple chemical sensitivity
  • noise sensitivity /sensitive hearing
  • TMJ
  • muscle cramps, especially in the calves
  • depression and anxiety
  • obsessive compulsive disorder
  • tinnitus
  • and more...

There are some logical nutritional and biomechanical reasons why these symptoms often appear together and many dietary and body alignment changes people can make to try to correct a number of the problems listed above.

 

Click here to see my Site Map - Part I - for a list of all of the orthopedic and musculoskeletal pages in this site.

Click here to see my Site Map - Part II - for a list of all of the genetic disorder, nutrition and nonorthopedic health condition (sinus infections, mold allergies, migraines, heavy menstrual bleeding, etc.) pages in this site.

Recent Site Updates - Site Updates - the Health links pages have been consolidated into other pages.

 

Connective Tissue Disorders:

Featured Pages


  • Ovarian Pain - vitamin K deficiency as an overlooked cause.

  • Facial Tics - many children and adults suffer from involuntary facial movements. A magnesium deficiency is one possible and often overlooked cause.

  • Exercises for Strong Bones - keep moving to prevent conditions such as osteopenia and osteoporosis.

  • Frequent nosebleeds - overlooked causes including vitamin K deficiencies.

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Click here to see my Site Map for a complete list of all of the features common to Connective Tissue Disorders and access to all of the pages in this site.

 



In all the controversies over what the causes of diversities might be, no one seems to have paid much attention to the factor in the environment that has the most obvious effect on any organism: food.

Michael Crawford & David Marsh, authors of The Driving Force: Food in Evolution and the Future

There is only one major disease, and that is malnutition.
C. W. Cavanaugh, as quoted in Nutrition Against Disease

 

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