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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, classic type


Other Names for this Disease
  • Classic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 1 (formerly)
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 2 (formerly)
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Your Question

Is there a proanthocyanidin that is particularly helpful for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, classic type? I want to support my body's ability to make stronger collagen.

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Is there a proanthocyanidin that is particularly helpful for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, classic type?

While proanthocyanidins appear to strengthen connective tissue and stabilize collagen, there is no literature to support the use of these compounds in people with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
Last updated: 6/1/2015
Other Names for this Disease
  • Classic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 1 (formerly)
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 2 (formerly)
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.