Living with Dryness
Living with dryness may be uncomfortable, but there are a number of ways that you can manage and/or reduce your symptoms and continue to lead a full, active life. Easy lifestyle and behavioral changes can make a big difference. There are also numerous over-the-counter remedies and, depending on the cause of your dryness symptoms, prescription treatments that you should discuss with your doctor to determine if one of them is right for you.
Living with Sjögren's Syndrome
Have you been diagnosed with Sjögren's syndrome or do you think you might have it? While there is currently no cure for Sjögren's , the tips on this website can help you manage and/or reduce your symptoms. However, regardless of your symptoms, the most important thing you can do is:
Talk to Your Doctor - This is the most important step in helping to manage any symptom related to Sjögren's syndromes, including dry mouth. If you haven’t already been diagnosed, talk to your doctor about getting tested. Confirming the cause of your dryness symptoms is crucial to finding a treatment plan that works for you. While over-the-counter treatments and behavioral changes may provide some relief, your doctor may prescribe a prescription treatment depending on the frequency and severity of your symptoms.