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No difference: Sjogren's syndrome is sometimes referred to as sjogren's disease. Since it was first described as a group of signs and symptoms that suggested the presence of a disease, it was first called a syndrome. We understand sjogren's syndrome better with regard to it being a systemic autoimmune disease that affects principally secretory glands but also can affect other organs like lupus. ...Read more
I am being treated for psoriatic arthritis and hypothyroidism... And now they think I have sjorgens syndrome bc of mouth problems! is that possible?
Sjögren's syndrome: Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease that affects different exocrine glands of the body. Symptoms include dry eyes, dry mouth which can lead to blurred vision, difficulty swallowing, & cavities. Can also cause cough, vaginal dryness & joint pains. Blood tests show anti-ro & anti-la autoantibodies. Treatments include artificial tears, cyclosporine A, lubricating agents & NSAIDS for pain ...Read more
None: None have any benefit. Save your money. ...Read more