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Hyper-mobility, under-active thyroid, anemia. On medicines for weak bladder, acid reflux. Could all this be due to HMS?

Hi My name is Karen, I am a 44 year old female and have suffered with problems due to my hypermobility since the age of seven when the difficulties started in my knees. I now suffer constantly with my shoulders, neck, hips, and knees. I also have an underactive thyroid and anemia (regularly drops to 3). I take tablets for a weak bladder , and Amytriptaline for joint relief. Also take Omprezole for acid reflux . I also suffer with alternate constipation and loose movements. I am due to have a colonoscopy next week to check for bleeding possibly Colitis , due to the anemia. Could all these issues be caused by HMS? Up to now no doctor has connected all these issues? I would really appreciate you in put. thank you
Asked On : Thu, 29 Nov 2012
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Hi karen ! Listen first you have to take care of your blood loss. It can give you thousands of symptoms of disease. You need stool examination for occult blood if bleed around stomach or in the middle of intestine. You can't take much pain killer as you already anemic. About amytryptaline . It's a sadative also use for depression can't make any good to your knees. So just go for colonoscopy and stool examination. Recover soon, be healthy. Bye.
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