Brave woman, aged 23, battling incurable disease which has left her with body of pensioner

Published in Mirror, 5/9/2016


Séanín Smith has learned to walk four times and how has to use a zimmer frame due to a condition called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS)

She may be just 23 but Séanín Smith has suffered more health problems than many people do in a lifetime.

The young graduate has had to learn to walk four times as she battles a progressive incurable disease which has left her with the body of a pensioner.

Séanín, from Co Armagh, was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) – a condition affecting the skin, joints, vital organs and muscles causing frequent seizures – in 2013, Belfast Live reports.

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