April 16, 2020

Slow Down, Be Proactive With Doctors… and Take Care of You

January 2013, I turned 40. I had planned on celebrating, but I was too sick. One month later I finally learned what caused the dizziness, severe […]
June 14, 2014

What Are The Latest Available Treatments For Sjögren’s?

Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disorder characterized classically by dry eyes (xerophthalmia) and dry mouth (xerostomia), secondary to white blood cell attack on the moisture producing […]
April 22, 2013

From Medically Boring to a Seizure During Pregnancy: the Story of a Sjögren’s Syndrome and Lupus Diagnosis

When I was pregnant with my first child, I didn’t expect the labor to go perfect. I had heard enough labor horror stories to know better. […]
April 8, 2013

Dry, But Not Forgotten

“I have what?! How do you even spell that??” That was my first reaction when I was told I had Sjögren’s syndrome. Few people have heard of […]
February 1, 2013

Sjögren’s Syndrome During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Sjögren’s syndrome is a common inflammatory autoimmune disorder, predominantly seen in women, characterized primarily by dry eyes and dry mouth, although it can affect a wide […]
June 10, 2010

Cogan Syndrome

Cogan syndrome is rare autoimmune-mediated rheumatic disorder characterized by recurrent cornea inflammation, fever, weight loss and hearing loss. It can lead the patient to blindness or […]