hi welcome to the forum
has any doc in the past ever tested you for any of the nutrients known to be off in EDS, Graves, or MS?
I think this study may be making things a bit more complicated than necessary, but you can see some essential nutrients in the mix here:
A novel therapeutic strategy for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome based on nutritional supplements (2005)http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15607555
"The novel aspect of this proposal is based on: (i) increasing scientific evidence that nutrition may be a major factor in the pathogenesis of many disorders once thought to result from defective genes alone; (ii) the recognition that many of the symptoms associated with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome are also characteristic of nutritional deficiencies; (iii) the synergistic action within the body of appropriate combinations of nutritional supplements in promoting normal tissue function. We therefore hypothesize that the symptoms associated with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome may be successfully alleviated using a specific (and potentially synergistic) combination of nutritional supplements, comprising calcium, carnitine, coenzyme Q(10), glucosamine, magnesium, methyl sulphonyl methane, pycnogenol, silica, vitamin C, and vitamin K, at dosages which have previously been demonstrated to be effective against the above symptoms in other disorders."
Iodine intake as a determinant of thyroid disorders in populations http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ... 0X09001006
I have lots of good info on nutritional factors to consider for MS if you are interested.
my approach: no meds so far - just nutrient-dense anti-inflammatory whole foods, and supplements where needed
info: www.whfoods.com, www.nutritiondata.com