‘I face ridicule because I suffer from EDS’

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‘I face ridicule because I suffer from EDS’

A woman who suffers from a little known disease which affects her mobility said she no longer visits her local shopping area due to ridicule she faces there.

Charlotte Rigg suffers from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome which affects her connective tissue and mobility.

The medical condition largely leaves her wheelchair bound.

Charlotte, from West Drayton, said she no longer visits Uxbridge because of the ridicule she has faced there.

She is now trying to raise more awareness about the condition.

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