Gastrointestinal Issues

Research papers:

  • Prevalence of gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, autonomic and allergic manifestations in hospitalized patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: a case-control study by Brooks et al (2021) – abstract link here.
  • Gastrointestinal and eating problems in women with Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes by Baeza-Velasco et al (2021) – abstract link here.
  • Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: A Primer for the Gastroenterologist (2020) – full text here.
  • Gastrointestinal Involvement in the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes by Fikree et al (2017) (Free full text here)
  • Increased Need for Gastrointestinal Surgery and Increased Risk of Surgery-Related Complications in Patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: A Systematic Review by Søborg et al (2017) [free full text and pdf]

General Resources:

  • Investigation and Medicinal Treatment of GI Concerns – Professor Qasim Aziz – 2020 Youtube presentation here.
  • Connecting the dots with EDS, POTS, MCAS, GI, Neurological and Physiotherapy in managing pain in EDS by Dr Pradeep Chopra (Assoc Prof in Pain Medicine) – 2018 presentation here.
  • Association between EDS and Gut Problems (YouTube video by Prof Qasim Aziz in 2016. Dr Aziz is a Professor in Neurogastroenterology)
  • A low FODMAP diet and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    This resource is provided by Monash University and includes resources on definition the of IBS, FODMAPs, a 3-step diet guide and food list, and an app ($13 on Apple App Store).