People With Obsessive-compulsive Disorder Are at Higher Risk for Sjögren’s

People With Obsessive-compulsive Disorder Are at Higher Risk for Sjögren’s

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People With Obsessive-compulsive Disorder Are at Higher Risk for Sjögren’s

People with obsessive-compulsive disorder, known as OCD, are at an increased risk — more than three times higher than those who don’t have the condition — of developing Sjögren’s syndrome, according to a population-based study in Taiwan. Additionally, among the general population, women and individuals ages 65 and older are more prone to develop Sjögren’s, the study showed. “We concluded that risk of [Sjögren’s] is significantly increased in patients with OCD compared to those without…

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