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I feel like my quality of life is questionable to nil. This disease has progressed very rapidly in my body and it's getting depressing. Today was the first day I have gone out of the house in at least a week. We went to church and were going to do…Continue
Hi, everyone. Dr. Joan Leafman from AT Still medical school in Arizona asks to help spread the word about some research she is conducting. The survey is about Telemedicine Sessions for Patient Education. If you are interested the link is here …Continue
Just click on the 'main room at bottom right of screen, place your cursor in the bottom box, type greeting or response and then click 'enter' on your computer key!This was a great idea of Qadosh (Cynthia) and hopefully everyone will join in and get…Continue
Amazon is running a new promotion for Amazon Smile, their program that gives money back to Non Profits. For instance, BensFriends.org (my nonprofit) received $52 from Amazon Smile our 1st month…Continue
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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