Beighton criteria for Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. All four of my diagnostic points are in my hands. I can do some other surprising things like touch my toes to the tops of my feet and painlessly pop my sternoclavicular joint out of place, but those don't count for diagnosis. =P
Living with Hypermobility Syndrome 'In fact, a lot of people are told the illness is fabricated or psychosomatic, or that their symptoms are a result of stress or depression (when it is often the opposite!)'
What is Dysautonomia? Dysautonomia is an umbrella term used to describe various conditions that cause a malfunction of the Autonomic Nervous System. The Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) controls most of the essential functions of the body that we do not consciously think about, such as heart rate, blood pressure, digestion, dilation and constriction of the pupils of the eye and temperature control.