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What is Sjogren's Syndrome?

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.

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Prednisone and other corticosteroids

Started by · Lisa D · in Symptoms and Medical Treatments. Last reply by Stoney on Sunday. 24 Replies

Just curious, have you taken a steroid other than Prednisone?1) what drug was it?2) pro's: what benefit did/does it give you?3) con's: what side effects/problems did you have on the medication?Thank you so much for any input.L.D.…Continue

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Our stories are important. Will you share yours?

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Schleral Lenses

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Has anyone had any luck with Scleral Lenses?  I have been wearing Ziena Moisture Chamber glasses daily for almost 3 months now. They seem to be the best on the market in terms of style, but I feel like Velma from Scooby Doo. The lenses are pricey…Continue

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