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Sjögren’s Syndrome and Acid Reflux While the exact reasons are unknown, many patients with Sjögren’s suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This can cause a wide variety of symptoms that can be mistaken for other conditions. Symptoms may include...

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Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad 1 pound dry pasta (like farfalle)1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and halved1 ball fresh mozzarella, diced1/2 cup loosely packed torn fresh basil3 tablespoons balsamic glaze (store bought or see instructions below for a homemade...

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More Than Just Dry Eyes and Mouth Inflammation Of The Spinal Cord Some patients with Sjögren’s syndrome may develop myelitis, which is characterized by inflammation of the spinal cord. In addition to being painful, it may cause weakness, difficulty using the bathroom,...

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Chicken Breast stuffed with spinach, feta & roasted red peppers 4 Chicken Breasts1 lb. Fresh Spinach1 12 oz. jar of roasted red peppers3 cloves of crushed garlic1 cup crumbled feta cheese1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon cracked pepper1 teaspoon garlic powder3 TBSP olive...

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What is a Sjögren’s Flare? What is it? How is it treated? Can you avoid it? Medical dictionaries define “flare” as a sudden exacerbation of a disease. A flare is different from the day-to- day symptoms that patients with chronic diseases experience and is...

Recipe of the Month

Mediterranean Vegetable Frittata • 8 eggs• ½ cup milk• 3 tbsp. olive oil• 2 small zucchini, ends trimmed, cut into 1cm bite-size pieces (unpeeled)• 1 small red sweet pepper, cut into bite-size pieces• 150g cherry tomatoes (plus extra on-the-vine for presentation,...
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