Area Sjogren's Support Group to meet

Staff reports

The Baton Rouge Area Sjogren’s Support Group will meet Wednesday, August 3, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge.

The topics will include aching joints, fatigue & Sjogren’s.

Sjogren's is a serious autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks its own moisture-producing glands causing life-altering symptoms. Sjogren's Syndrome is systemic causing dry eyes, dry mouth, painful joint inflammation,

and chronic fatigue. Sjogren's Syndrome can affect vital organ systems including, lungs, kidneys, lymph nodes. thyroids and the nervous system.

Anyone interested is welcome to attend

For more information, visit www.sjogrens.org