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 >>