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You have just been diagnosed with Sjogren Syndrome, and you are probably wondering what to do next. Sjogren syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes a person’s immune system to attack their glands or organs, most often the tear glands, saliva glands or lacrimal sacs of the eye. The symptoms can be mild or debilitating, but fortunately there are ways for people who suffer from this disease to live a fairly normal life despite having it. In this blog post we will discuss some things you should do when diagnosed with sjogren syndrome. -Drink lots of fluids to flush the toxins out of your system. This will help with dry mouth and any other symptoms that may be related to a lack of saliva or tears, such as eye irritation. -Try using lubricants for dry eyes. There are many brands available from over the counter products like artificial tear drops (which you can purchase at most pharmacies) all the way up to prescription medications such as Restasis which is only given through an ophthalmologist’s office due to its high side effects and cost. -It may also be helpful for people who have trouble with mobility due to joint pain or stiffness caused by Sjogren Syndrome in order find some ways around this problem so they can continue going


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