• Welcome to Phoenix Rising!

    Created in 2008, Phoenix Rising is the largest and oldest forum dedicated to furthering the understanding of, and finding treatments for, complex chronic illnesses such as chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), fibromyalgia, long COVID, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), and allied diseases.

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Connective Tissue Disorders: Collagen, EDS, CCI

This is the forum for connective tissue problems related to impaired collagen, such as abnormally droopy skin or hypermobile cartilage. This is also the place to discuss disorders like Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), vascular compression syndromes, and related conditions such as craniocervical instability (CCI).