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Can Sjogren's syndrome be prevented?

Because doctors still are not sure what causes Sjogren's syndrome, it is also unclear what might prevent the condition. Anyone, even otherwise healthy people, are capable of developing Sjogren's syndrome. The best thing you can do is be aware if you are part of one the demographic groups most at risk, such as being a woman over the age of 40 or having a family member with the condition. In this case, you want to be attentive to your health and promptly report any symptoms if they arise.

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