|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
Helpline: 0121 478 1133
|Children and young people||Sjøgren's syndrome in children, juvenile Sjøgren's syndrome (Connective Tissue Diseases website, Norwegian, in English)
|Online resources||Sjögren's syndrome (NHS Choices website)
Sjögren's syndrome (Arthritis Research UK website)
Sjögren's Syndrome (PubMed Health website)
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.