What Is Sjögren's??
Sjögren’s is a chronic, systemic, inflammatory autoimmune disease that usually attacks and damages the salivary, tear and mucous-secreting glands. This results in dry mouth, dry eyes, or even internal organ damage, arthritis, painfull weak muscles, neuropathy, and debilitating fatigue. An estimated 1% of Canadians, 90% of whom are women live with Sjögren’s yet it is often misdiagnosed, under-recognized and under-treated.