Todays health tip: Unknown facts about Sjögren’s syndrome

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Sjögren’s syndrome

Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that primarily affects salivary and lacrimal glands.

The immune system attacks the tear and saliva glands, and other secretory glands throughout the body.

A possible complication of Sjögren’s syndrome is an increased risk of developing lymphoma cancer of the lymphatic system related to the immune system.

Boost your intake of omega-3 fatty acids for improvement.

It’s important to maintain good eye and mouth hygiene, because your risk of developing an infection is greater.

Taking care of your eyes and mouth can help prevent problems such as corneal ulcers and tooth decay.

Take 1,000 milligrams of a high-quality vitamin C.

Get plenty of sunshine each day and consume vitamin D-rich foods.

However, this condition is not curable. But effective treatments to help minimize syndrome symptoms are available.