Tip of the Month

Question: I have had Sjögren’s for over twenty years and every year I get sinus infections that last for several weeks at a time.  Are sinus infections common in Sjögren’s and is there anything that I can do to prevent them? Answer: Nasal dryness is often...

Recipe of the Month

Green Tea Green tea is one of the best natural remedies for dry mouth. Green tea stimulates the functioning of the salivary glands and also has antibacterial properties that can help to prevent cavities. It is recommended that you drink two or three cups a day. Note...

Tip of the Month

Question: I’ve seen new gums available on the market with green tea and advertising targeted to people with dry mouth.  Will this help with Sjögren’s dry mouth or should they be avoided? Answer: Chewing of gum, sucking of lozenges or other solid objects...

Recipe of the Month

Farmhouse Frittata 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 Leek, white and pale green parts only, thinly sliced crosswise 2 cups small Broccoli or Cauliflower florets 1/2 cup Zucchini, diced 1/2 cup Sweet Red Pepper, diced 8 Eggs 3/4 cup shredded Cheddar or Swiss Cheese 1/2 cup Ham,...

Tip of the Month

Brain Fog Dr. Sherise Ali addresses the topic of Brain Fog in Sjögren’s Syndrome.  She is a neuropsychiatrist and has recently written a chapter on psychiatric care of the rheumatologic patient for the Harvard Medical school and Massachusetts General Hospital...
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