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Roasted Acorn Squash Soup 2 pounds acorn squash, halved, seeded 2 large leeks, white parts only, sliced 1 tbsp butter 5 cups reduced-sodium, chicken broth 1 tbsp tomato paste 1 large thyme sprig, or 1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves Salt and pepper, to taste 1/2 cup whole...

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Making time for Exercise People with Sjögren’s have diminished cardiovascular conditioning (aerobic capacity), stamina and joint mobility.  They also are impaired significantly by fatigue, anxiety, and depression.  Exercise keeps muscles from atrophying,...

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Pumpkin Spice Latte 2 tablespoons canned pumpkin puree 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (store-bought or homemade, see directions below) 2 cups milk 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 cup freshly brewed coffee In a small saucepan over medium heat,...

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Sjögren’s & Ear Pain Patients with Sjögren’s are at increased risk of hearing loss, both conductive (hearing loss occurs due to problems with the ear canal, eardrum, eustachian tube, or ear bones) and sensorineural (nerve deafness) types.  Autoimmune...

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Cold Peach Soup 5 large, ripe peaches, peeled, quartered 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 tbsp frozen orange juice concentrate 2-3 tbsp sugar 1 cup reduced fat sour cream ground nutmeg, as garnish Process all ingredients, except nutmeg, in food processor or blender until...

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Psychiatric Effects of Sjögren’s Syndrome – Depression and Anxiety Sjögren’s Syndrome can affect several aspects of life, including physical function, role function, social function, mental health, health perception, and pain and fatigue.  These are...
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