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How is Sjögren's syndrome treated?

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There is no cure for Sjögren's syndrome, but it can be treated and controlled. The goals of treatment are to ease any discomfort and curb the harmful effects of dryness. Your treatment will depend on your symptoms and needs. Some of the main methods are:

  • Good oral hygiene
  • Boosting eye moisture
  • Punctal plugs
  • Medications
  • Balancing rest and exercise

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Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation.

MedlinePlus: "Sjogren's Syndrome."

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on September 25, 2018

SOURCES:

Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation.

MedlinePlus: "Sjogren's Syndrome."

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on September 25, 2018

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