Are there any nutritional and/or herbal supplements that help those with EDS?
There are no studies to refer to about what effects
nutrition, vitamins, and herbal supplements have on the EDS patient.
But, many EDS patients have had some benefits from certain diets,
vitamins (especially Vitamin C), Zinc, Magnesium, Glucosamine,
Chondroitin, MSM, etc. This is an individual choice. Before starting
any new treatment or supplements always seek a consultation and the
advice from your medical doctors concerning the effects of these
Intracellular erythrocyte magnesium (RBC Mg) for muscle cramps and
migraines were more frequent in Mg-deficient patients. Low potassium is
likely to cause muscle weakness and even paralysis. Coghlan HC, Natello
G. "Erythrocyte magnesium in symptomatic patients with primary mitral
valve prolapse: relationship to symptoms,Â mitral leaflet
thickness, joint hypermobility and autonomic regulation." Magnes Trace