Sjögren’s Syndrome

What is Sjögren’s Syndrome?

Sjögren’s syndrome is a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes dryness of the eyes, mouth and other body parts. Read More >>

Sjogren’s Syndrome Symptoms

Dry eyes and mouth (also known as sicca syndrome) are the most common signs of Sjögren’s, but the disease may affect other parts of the body. Read More >>

Sjögren’s Syndrome Causes

The cause of Sjögren’s syndrome is not known. There is some evidence that genetics, hormones and viral infections may play a role. Read More >>

Sjögren’s Syndrome Diagnosis

To diagnose Sjögren’s syndrome, the doctor will ask about medical history, perform a physical exam, and order blood and other tests. Read More >>

Sjögren’s Syndrome Treatment

Treating Sjogrens includes the use of medications and therapies to relieve dryness and control inflammation. Read More >>

Sjögren’s Syndrome Self Care

Self care, or self management, means taking a proactive role in treatment. It's one of the best ways a person can take care of his or her health. Read More >>

More About Sjogren's Syndrome

Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes dryness of the eyes, mouth and other body parts. Learn more about risks, symptoms, treatment options, and other articles. Read More >>

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