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Name Sjögren's Syndrome (SS)
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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
Link opens in new window www.bssa.uk.net
Helpline: 0121 478 1133
Online resources Sjögren's syndrome (NHS Choices website)
Link opens in new window www.nhs.uk/conditions/sjogrens-syndrome/pages/introduction.as
Sjögren's syndrome (Arthritis Research UK website)
Link opens in new window www.arthritisresearchuk.org/arthritis-information/conditions/sjogrens-syndrome.aspx
Sjögren's Syndrome (PubMed Health website)
Link opens in new window www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0025314
Our resources

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.