To change your screen name, click here.
All of the material provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment.
Always seek the advice of your physician or qualified health provider with any questions regarding your health.
Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of something you read on this site.
Thanks for your cooperation.
Sjögren's Syndrome is an autoimmune disease. Autoimmune diseases feature the abnormal production of extra antibodies in the blood directed against various tissues of the body, which tends to lead to inflammation. The hallmark symptom of Sjögren's syndrome is generalized dryness, typically xerostomia (dry mouth) and keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eyes), known as sicca symptoms. 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 or brain.
Àfter I caught my rheumy in what seems like a goof-up yesterday, I decided to do some extra checking. My rheumy told me several times in the past he was giving me plaquenil for my pain and to slow the progression of my ss. Yesterday he said he was…Continue
Hello, I have to ask you girls(and guys) does anyone else feel like their lower intestines are swollen and painful? This is a daily thing for me, and starts when my body is getting near bathroom time, and then this discomfort continues for at least…Continue
If the unpredictable symptoms and no one understanding wasn't enough! I realised with heartbreak some of us have no release. I need to cry so deeply but can shed maybe a tear or two. I used to hate crying because of the stuffy nose and occasional…Continue
I know many people are dealing with multiple health issues.More than one autoimmune disease and other illnesses.It can be a juggling act.Well yesterday I didn't juggle well and blew it . I went out in the morning with my daughters. Before plaquenil…Continue
Keep in touch with friends. Get support and information while on the go. DOWNLOAD the Ben's Friends iPhone App now.
Posted by jonchri on April 21, 2016
Posted by Stoney on April 5, 2016
Posted by jonchri on April 6, 2016
Posted by Karen on April 15, 2016
Posted by jonchri on April 4, 2016