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Apr 7, 2020

Five Ideas for Combating Fatigue When you have Sjogren’s Syndrome

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Sjogren’s Syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in various areas of the body, but most often affects the exocrine glands that produce tears and salvia. Patients with this disorder often complain of dry eyes and mouth, but unfortunately, there is much more to this disease than dryness. Because it is an autoimmune […]

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Apr 1, 2020

Six Tips for Managing Stress When you Have Arthritis

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For anyone who has arthritis, stress can cause you to feel increased pain, make you more susceptible to flare-ups, and make it difficult to cope with the challenges that arthritis can inflict. According to the Arthritis Foundation, “your body’s stress response triggers the release of chemicals that ready you to face the challenge. Your breathing quickens, […]

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