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Oil Pulling Anyone

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I've recently come across some hype regarding the latest trend of "Oil…Continue

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First Rheumatologist appointment coming up for tests/symptoms...feeling overwhelmed...

Started by Calypso1913 in General 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

I tested positive for Sjogren's primary. I have been having symptoms related to Sjogren's so my doctor recommended I see the rheumatologist for more conclusive tests. I was wondering what I should be prepared for and if anyone could give helpful…Continue

DX Sjogrens Lessions on the brain

Started by Country girl in General. Last reply by Country girl 2 hours ago. 24 Replies

Does anyone have trouble with Sjogren's effecting the brain?Looking to chat with the someone with those kind of issuesThank You in advanceContinue

Bursitis in the hip

Started by Mirrie in General. Last reply by Country girl 17 hours ago. 11 Replies

Hi, I have bursitis in my left hip and was wondering if anyone here has had this and if you did, what helped with it. Thanks :)

What is Sjogren's Syndrome?

Sjögren's Syndrome is an autoimmune disease characterized by dryness of the mouth and eyes. Autoimmune diseases feature the abnormal production of extra antibodies in the blood that are directed against various tissues of the body. The misdirected immune system in autoimmunity tends to lead to inflammation of tissues.

The hallmark symptom of Sjögren's syndrome is a generalized dryness, typically including xerostomia (dry mouth) and keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eyes), part of what are known as sicca symptoms. Sicca syndrome also incorporates vaginal dryness, chronic bronchitis and lacks signs of arthritis. Sjögren's syndrome may cause skin, nose and vaginal dryness, and may affect other organs of the body, including the kidneys, blood vessels, lungs, liver, pancreas, peripheral nervous system and brain. 

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