ICYMI: World Sjögren’s Day

ICYMI: Today is World Sjögren’s Day On July 23rd, we honor Swedish ophthalmologist, Dr. Henrik Sjögren, who first observed the immune system disorder characterized by dry eyes and dry mouth, now known as Sjögren’s Disease. This is how the Sjögren’s Foundation describes the day: “It is a day meant to put a face on the millions of people who live with this disease or suffer from symptoms and have yet to be diagnosed. It gives […]

World Sjögren’s Day 2021

World Sjögren’s Day! What is Sjögren’s? On July 23, we will celebrate World Sjögren’s Day, hosted by the Sjögren’s Foundation. As stated by the Sjögren’s Foundation, Sjögren’s is a systemic disease that affects the entire body, with symptoms that may remain steady or worsen over time. The way the disease progresses varies widely, making it difficult for patients and their physicians to diagnose and treat effectively. While some people experience mild discomfort, other experiences debilitating […]