Women, Sex and Sjogren's Syndrome
Sjogren's syndrome — many have never heard of it. This condition with the hard-to-pronounce name (it's "show-grins") is a common autoimmune disease, however, and it may be linked to sexual problems in women.
Common Prescription for Sjogren’s Syndrome May Be Ineffective
Autoimmune disorders can have an immediate impact on how you feel, sometimes causing pain and fatigue. Patients managing autoimmune conditions like Sjogren’s syndrome need relief.
Sjögren’s Syndrome Can be Dangerous for Your Heart And Lungs
Sjögren’s Syndrome is a chronic condition of the immune system that causes mucous membranes and moisture-secreting glands to function improperly. Dry eyes and mouth are the most common symptoms of the condition but in some cases the disease can affect major organ function.
Relief from Sjögren's? Not With This Arthritis Rx
Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes dry mouth and dry eyes. A recent study tested whether Sjögren’s patients would respond to a medication sometimes used for other autoimmune disorders.
Arthritis May Accompany Other Chronic Conditions
Many people are living with more than one chronic disease. According to a recent study, many newly diagnosed arthritis patients may be living with another chronic disease.
Sjögren's May Make Life Harder
Living with a chronic disease can make daily tasks more difficult than they should be. In a recent study, researchers looked at how Sjögren's syndrome affects patients' ability to function. The study's results highlight the importance of properly managing all aspects of Sjögren's syndrome.
New Guidelines for Sjögren's Syndrome
Many Americans may not know about Sjögren's syndrome. Yet, the condition often affects people with common immune system disorders like rheumatoid arthritis. Until recently, doctors had little guidance on how to diagnose the condition.
Venus Williams Adjusting to Sjögren's
It’s been a difficult couple of years for American tennis legend Venus Williams. Last year she only played in four tournaments. But, Venus did bring home a gold medal by winning the Olympics doubles event.
When RA Gets Complicated
Rheumatoid arthritis can last a lifetime. As the years pass, the inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis can spread to other organs, causing a variety of health problems. In some cases, the complications of rheumatoid arthritis can be deadly.
The Pain that Seems Everlasting
There is the kind of pain that happens when you stub a toe or slice your finger cutting vegetables. Then there is chronic pain, an enduring pain that can last for weeks, months, or even years.