dryness

  • Symptoms of Sjögren’s Syndrome

    Symptoms vary from person to person but may include:

    >> a dry, gritty or burning sensation in the eyes

    >> dry mouth difficulty talking, chewing or swallowing

    >> a sore or cracked tongue

    >> dry or burning throat dry or peeling lips

    >> a change in taste or smell

    >> increased dental decay

    Symptoms vary from person to person but may include: >> a dry, gritty or burning sensation in the eyes >> dry mouth difficulty talking, chewing or swallowing >> a sore or cracked tongue >> dry or burning throat dry or peeling lips >> a change in taste or smell >> increased dental decay >> joint pain >> vaginal and skin dryness >> digestive problems >> dry nose >> fatigue
  • Defy the Dry Campaign

    Imagine constantly struggling to chew, swallow or speak and needing to drink more water to help, and then, running repeatedly to the bathroom as a result. A day like this would be difficult. Think about living every day like this.

  • Sjögren’s Syndrome

    For four million Americans, battling dryness has become a part of everyday life. Dry eyes, dry mouth, dry skin…and that’s just on the outside. The common thread for these Americans is a Sjögren’s syndrome diagnosis. Naming the beast, however, does not necessarily mean that relief is on the way.

    When was the last time your doctor asked you about drynes? If you currently experience symptoms of dryness, have you thought to bring it to your doctor's attention?