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.
Who Gets Sjögren's Syndrome? Experts believe 1 to 4 million people have the disease and 90 percent of those are women. Read more
- Types of Sjogren's
- Clinical trials into Sjogren's
- Synonyms of Sjogren Syndrome
- Personal Sjogren's Stories
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