Hi everyone, my name is Chelsea and I want to personally welcome you to Hypermobility Hope! The purpose of this blog is to give HMS patients the information they need to insure that they receive the best medical care possible. It is my belief that information is the most important weapon we have in the battle against Hypermobility Syndrome, and I have drawn upon hours of scholarly research as well as my own experiences to bring you what you need to know to fight HMS and win.
As a patient myself I know how hard it can be to find doctors who will truly listen to you and believe you, how alienating it feels to be living with an invisible, relatively unknown illness, and how difficult it is to make others understand just how debilitating this condition can be, even friends and family members. I hope this blog will show other patients who are struggling out there that they are not alone and that they don’t have to fight this on their own. There are millions of other patients out there who understand exactly what you are going through, who believe in you, and want to support you through your diagnosis, treatment, and everyday life. Together we can beat this!
I am currently in the process of creating a full website for Hypermobility Hope, and I have remodeled this blog to help make that transition. You will now find pages dedicated to explaining what exactly HMS is, how it is diagnosed and treated, as well as links to other resources to help make it easier for patients to find the information they need quickly and easily. My older blog posts can still be found in the Blog tab.
I hope that this blog will give you the inspiration, information, and support you need to take control of your health and beat HMS once and for all. And always remember, you are not alone!
Love and Hope,