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Monday 6th June 2022

Posted in Uncategorized on June 6, 2022 by uppyalf

Herbs and Supplements for Sjogren’s syndrome
Evening Primrose.
Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA)
Omega-6 Fatty Acids.

Sjogren’s syndrome is a disorder of your immune system identified by its two most common symptoms dry eyes and a dry mouth.

The condition often accompanies other immune system disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. In Sjogren’s syndrome, the mucous membranes and moisture-secreting glands of your eyes and mouth are usually affected first — resulting in decreased tears and saliva.

Although you can develop Sjogren’s syndrome at any age, most people are older than 40 at the time of diagnosis. The condition is much more common in women. Treatment focuses on relieving symptoms.

Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disorder. Your immune system mistakenly attacks your body’s own cells and tissues.

Scientists aren’t certain why some people develop Sjogren’s syndrome. Certain genes put people at higher risk of the disorder, but it appears that a triggering mechanism — such as infection with a particular virus or strain of bacteria — is also necessary.

In Sjogren’s syndrome, your immune system first targets the glands that make tears and saliva. But it can also damage other parts of your body,