Stressful Life Events May Trigger Sjögren’s Onset in Women

Stressful Life Events May Trigger Sjögren’s Onset in Women

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Stressful Life Events May Trigger Sjögren’s Onset in Women

Women with primary Sjögren’s syndrome experience more negative stressful life events than healthy people in the year before symptom onset, and the number of these negative events is associated with more severe disease activity, a study has found. “These results suggest that we should pay attention to the role of chronic psychological stress in the development and course of pSS [primary Sjögren’s syndrome] in clinical practice,” the investigators wrote. The study, “Association Between Stressful Life Events and Female…

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