Sjogren's Syndrome Risk Factors

What are the risk factors that lead to this condition? Are you at risk of getting Sjogren's Syndrome? Below you'll find information on each of the known risk factors for this condition.

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Sjogren's Syndrome Risks


Factors that increase your risk for Sjogren's include:

  • Sex: female
  • Age: 40-60 years old
  • Other rheumatic or autoimmune diseases



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What It Is
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Sjogren's Syndrome Causes
Causes
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Sjogren's Syndrome Risk Factors
Risk Factors
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Sjogren's Syndrome Diagnosis
Diagnosis
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Sjogren's Syndrome Symptoms
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Sjogren's Syndrome Complications
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Screening for Sjogren's Syndrome
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Sjogren's Syndrome Medications
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Sjogren's Syndrome Prevention
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