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Girls’ joints tend to be more mobile (looser) than those in boys of the same age. Younger children tend to report more pain. Teens may have fewer symptoms because their muscles and joints become tighter and stronger as they get older.

HJS seems to happen more often in Asian-American children than in Caucasian children. It's least common in African-American children.

Loose joints often run in families.

From: What Is Hypermobility Joint Syndrome? WebMD Medical Reference

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The Hypermobility Syndrome Association.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on October 27, 2018

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The Hypermobility Syndrome Association.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on October 27, 2018

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