An auto immune condition that is mainly known for causing severe dry eyes along with dry mouth and debilitating fatigue and joint pains

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SJOGREN

Synonyms:
Dry eyes
Dry mouth
Dry skin
Fatigue
Digestive issues
Gastrointestinal issues
Raynaulds
Vasculitis
Neuropathy

Types:
Primary
Secondary

SYSTEMS AFECTED

Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Digestive system
Digestive system
Immune system
Immune system
Lymphatic system
Lymphatic system
Nervous system
Nervous system
Respiratory system
Respiratory system

Symptoms

  • Dry eyes- corneal abrasions
  • Dry eyes - gritty
  • Dry eyes - blepharitis
  • Dry mouth - tooth decay
  • Dry mouth - abscesses
  • Dry mouth - tooth extractions
  • Dry nose - sinus issues
  • Swollen salivary glands - stones
  • Swollen salivary glands - removal
  • Swollen salivary glands - freyes syndrome
  • Debilitating fatigue
  • Depression
  • Joint pains
  • Digestive issues
  • IBS symptoms
  • Nerve damage pain

Treatments

  • Anti malaria drugs
  • Immune system altering drugs
  • Pain killers
  • Anti inflammatory drugs
  • Anti depressants
  • Blood pressure drugs
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    Stories of Sjogren

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    Sjogren stories
    Born in Melbourne in the early 60s to Italian parents, I remember at the age of 6 screaming to my parents, as yet again I had a pasta dish for dinner, “I don’t like pasta! I love rice. Why can’t I just have rice”.  I neve...
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    It all started in the summer of 2003. I had a really bad pain in my knees and contacted my doctor. She took a lot of tests and found really high rheumatological markers in my blood. So she sent me too our local hospital and one of our topp profe...
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    I started with symptoms at age 17. Doctors would blame it on hormones and blow it off. I finally asked my nurse practitioner to refer me to a rheumatoligist. She did and I was tested for Sjogren's. My bloodwork seems to show Lupus also, but I do not ...
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    In 2000 I was diagnosed with having hypothyroid. I felt better after getting to the right dosage of synthroid. But Then what I now know are flares I'd feel bad again. I went to the dr telling them that the synthroid wasn't working...
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    I was born 18 days later than due date. Practically rather healthy but mom said I was almost died when I was about three years old.. High fever each night for weeks.  Fast forward, I started having tmj after I yawn too wide.  Later had Le f...

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    Statistics of Sjogren

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