A Body Out of Balance
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A Body Out of Balance

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One of the most common yet underrecognized autoimmune and rheumatological disorders. Sjögren's (pronounced SHOW-grens) syndrome, or SjS, affects more people than rheumatoid arthritis and lupus combined. Difficult to diagnose, SjS is characterized by symptoms that shift almost daily, usually beginning with vague discomforts such as dry eyes and dry mouth, then advancing to...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published December 1st 2003 by Avery Trade
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Diane Kerner
Written by a rheumatologist and a SjS patient, this book is for and about people with Sjogren's Syndrome (SjS), an autoimmune disease in which the body targets it's own moisture-producing glands. Packed with valuable information on treating each individual symptom, it is priceless in its comprehensiveness. Highly recommended for anyone with this autoimmune disorder or those who think they may have it (dry eyes and mouth being the main hallmark, SjS also brings on pain, fatigue, dry nasal passage...more
This was a very useful book, written objectovely, with very practical suggestions for living well with this particular autoimmune disease.
I found that it was a really helpful overview and a good jumping off point in finding out more about Sjogren's.
This book was well written and provided practical tips for dealing with Sjögren's.
Only read parts for my MA Thesis.
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