Welcome to Sjogren's Syndrome info. Learn about Sjogren's Syndrome - an auto immune disease characterized by dry eyes and dry mouth. Understand all the symptoms of Sjogren's Syndrome and what you can do to manage them.


 

 BACKGROUND INFO

Sjogren's Syndrome is an auto immune disorder

Sjogren's (pronounced show grins) is a condition in which the body recognizes its own tissues as foreign invaders and directs war against them. With Sjogren's the main tissues attacked are the exocrine glands - the sweat glands. It can have more general effects such as fatigue and aching joints or muscles.

 

 

 

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What Can I Do About Dry Eyes? The following in detail:

  • Artificial tears
  • Eye ointment
  • Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose
  • Surgery to close tear ducts
  • General Tips for Eye Care