Sjögren’s & Brittle Nails

Sjögren’s has been linked to brittle nails. Brittle nails are characterized by hardness, peeling, crumbling, fissures, excess longitudinal ridges, or lack of flexibility of the finger and toe nails. This sometimes causes pain and interferes with normal daily...

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Sjögren’s-Friendly Zucchini Salad Bowl

Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 5 minutesTotal Time: 15 minutes*2-3 Servings Ingredients: 1 medium zucchini ends trimmed1/2 medium lime, juiced1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar (optional)Salt and black pepper to taste1/2 avocado, diced1/3 cup frozen...

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Whole-Grain Breakfast Power Bowl

Ingredients: 1/2 cup red quinoa, rinsed 1/3 cup certified gluten-free rolled oats 1/3 cup wild rice, rinsed2 Tablespoons Chia seeds4 Tablespoons Hemp Hearts1/4 cup raisins or dried cranberries1/4 cup chopped dried apricots1 Tablespoon cinnamon, powder1/4 Teaspoon...

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Sjögren’s & Brain Fog

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

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Canadian Sjögren’s Awareness Month

Thank you to those who joined us in observing Canadian Sjögren's Awareness Month during the month of July.You helped us spread the word about our unknown disease to the general public, health care professionals and those people who have not yet been diagnosed.Check...

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Great Canadian Giving Challenge

We would like to recognize and thank everyone for the incredible support we have received through the Great Canadian Giving Challenge.Although we did not reach our goal of $15,000 we are excited to report that we raised $12,230 to help us continue our advocacy for...

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Crispy Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa is a powerhouse of nutrients. We usually think of quinoa as a whole grain, but it is actually a seed. This amazing seed is gluten-free, high in soluble fibre, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. It is also an excellent plant-based source of protein,...

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Great Canadian Giving Challenge

The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is an initiative from CanadaHelps that encourages Canadians across the country to donate to charities throughout the month of June. For 2021, the grand prize is once again $20,000! The Giving Challenge runs from June 1st to June...

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Very Berry Chia Jam

Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 5 minutesTotal Time: 10 minutes*6 - 8 Servings Ingredients: ½ Cup frozen berries or berries about to go bad (washed)2 Tablespoons chia seeds1 Teaspoon vanilla extract½ Tablespoon pure maple syrup (optional)½ Teaspoon cinnamon, powder1-2...

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Eyelid Compresses for Dry Eyes

Using warm compresses daily can be helpful for people with Sjögren’s. Tears are the eye’s natural lubrication. With dry eyes, the eyelid oil glands (Meibomian) often become hardened and clogged; the oil becomes thickened preventing the oil from covering and protecting...

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