Sjogren’s syndrome: Clinical features, histopathology and treatment

Sjogren’s syndrome: Clinical features, histopathology and treatment

Sjogren’s syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune, chronic inflammatory disease characterized by dense infiltration of lymphocytes in the exocrine glands. Essentially, the body’s own immune cells, the lymphocytes, attack and infiltrate various exocrine glands and cause their functional impairment. The salivary and lacrimal glands are classically affected in SS, resulting in xerostomia (dry mouth) and keratoconjuctivitis…

Sjögren’s Syndrome in Relation to Central Nervous System Disorders

Sjögren’s Syndrome in Relation to Central Nervous System Disorders

(light music) Hi, everyone, my name is Erika Darrah. I’m here today with Dr. Julius Birnbaum from the Johns Hopkins Jerome L. Greene Sjogren Center to discuss his most recent research looking at the relationship between neurologic disorders and Sjogren’s Syndrome. First of all, I’d like to congratulate you, Dr. Brinbaum, on your exciting research,…

How to Heal Leaky Gut Syndrome

How to Heal Leaky Gut Syndrome

Okay, well, I want to welcome everyone. This is Dr. Nik Hedberg, and tonight we’re talking about how to heal leaky gut syndrome. So, let’s get this started. I really enjoy doing these webinars, trying to get some good information out there to everyone. And leaky gut, it’s a big issue. Its main connections are…

What is Sjögren’s syndrome?

What is Sjögren’s syndrome?

April is Sjogren’s syndrome Awareness Month. So what a Sjogren’s syndrome? Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease which means our immune system attacks its own body and cells. While it can attack any part of the body, Sjogren’s usually attacks the gland that produces tear in saliva and that results in a lot of drynes.s…