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GERD & hypermobility?

Hi all!
Im a 24 year old female:
I have been struggling with GERD and I have been on many medications (prescription and over the counter) and nothing seems to take anymore. I get slightly better, but then the nausea, throat pain, regurgitation, etc. come back.
Now I am wondering if there is an underlying issue... I saw a picture for wikipedia's "hyper mobility" with a hand and all the fingertips bent, just like I can bend mine. I can also hyper extend my elbow, and my thumbs, big toes, and ankles click. I also get frequent jaw pain that leads to headaches, have scoliosis, and don't take well to anesthesia.
Could I possibly have hypermobility due to weak collagen? I read weak collagen may be connected to GERD?
If anyoen could shed some light, it would be much appreciated!  
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  Hi and welcome to the GERD forum.

Yes, those with Hypermobility may have a type of Ehlers-Danlos and reflux is a symptom.

I have Ehlers-Danlos and have a hiatal hernia as well as reflux.....

Meds alone can not help the symptoms, u will have to modify ur diet and lifestyle too.

We do have an EDS group here on MedHelp...http://www.medhelp.org/forums/show/417?camp=msc
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Thanks for your response, I have also posted in the EDS group!

I have modified my diet and lifestyle as much as possible, plus constant meds but still not getting good results :(
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