Recipe of the Month

Flax Seed Smoothie A basic smoothie that incorporates omega 3-rich flax seed. A good source of fiber and a quick and low-calorie grab in the morning. Ingredients ½ frozen banana, peeled and cut into chunks1 cup frozen strawberries2 tablespoons ground flax seed1 cup...

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Is it true that fish oil or an omega-3 supplement can help people with dry eyes? Research suggests that taking an omega-3 fatty acid supplement can reduce symptoms of dry eyes. Omega-3 supplements are safe for most healthy adults and generally have few side effects...

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Sleep Strategies for People with Sjögren’s Sleep is important throughout one’s life.  Getting sufficient quality sleep along with enough sleep, can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety.  While we are sleeping, our...

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Souvlaki Paneer Kabobs Ingredients: Dressing 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil¼ cup lime juice¼ cup plain Greek yogurt2 tablespoons soy sauce½ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon pepper1 tablespoon minced garlic Kebabs 8 wooden skewers1 piece of Paneer, about 12 oz, cut into...

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People with Sjögren's may be more susceptible to a rash, especially after spending time in the sun. Skin problems that occur with the condition may present as: xerosis, or dry, rough skinsmall “blood spots” or purpura on the lower legs due to...

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Savoury Chickpea Salad - Chaat Ingredients: 1 – 19 fl oz can chickpeas, low sodium, washed and rinsed1 medium potato, peeled, cooked, diced1 large tomato, diced1 small onion, diced½ cup cilantro, fresh, chopped1/3 cup mint, fresh, chopped1/3 cup tamarind or plum...

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Parotid Gland Massage If a sharp and stabbing pain occurs in one of your salivary glands right before or while eating, or drinking, the cause might be an obstruction (a stone or mucous plug). In rare cases, associated gland swelling can accompany the discomfort....

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5 Anti-Inflammatory Staples You Need In Your Pantry 1. Whole grains Whole grains such as quinoa, brown rice and steel-cut oats are easy to prepare and a nutrient-rich way to feel fuller for longer, without the inflammatory side effects. Whole grains are rich in...

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Happy World Sjögren’s Awareness Day!

July 23rd marks World Sjögren's Awareness Day.  Sjögren's sufferers across the world bring awareness today to this virtually unknown disease. Share your story with our online community. Awareness is the key to earlier diagnosis, better care and improved quality of...

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