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Name Sjögren's Syndrome (SS)
Related to/Also known as  
Symptoms of Sjögren's Syndrome Sjögren's Syndrome (SS) is an auto-immune disease, in which the immune system attacks the salivary and tear glands, leading to dryness of the mouth and eyes.
Types Sjögren's Syndrome can occur as a primary disorder (Primary Sjögren's Syndrome) or secondary to another connective tissue disorder such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Useful national contacts British Sjögren's Syndrome Association
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Helpline: 0121 478 1133
Children & young people Sjøgren's syndrome in children, juvenile Sjøgren's syndrome (Connective Tissue Diseases website, Norwegian, in English)
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Online resources

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) (BSSA)
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Sjögren's syndrome (NHS Choices website)
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Sjögren's syndrome (Versus Arthritis)
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 Living with a condition (The Brain Charity)

Our resources Sjögren's Syndrome

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Sjögren's Syndrome and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

This includes a copy of the booklet "Sjögren's Syndrome" by Arthritis Research UK.