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Sjogren's Self Care Essentials

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Sjogren's patients can find several different products to help them manage symptoms and chronic pain.
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Dry Eye Essentials

 
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This is the brand i use daily. my absolutely favorite drop brand of all the ones I have tried! HYLO Preservative Free Drops
HYLO GEL Eye Drops
 
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Best Moist Heated Mask To Manage Dry Eyes
Bruder Moist Heat Eye Compress
 
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This kit has everything you need to start a healthy eyelid care routine
Bruder Hygienic Eyelid Care Kit
 
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Optometrist reccomended eyelid wipes to help manage blepharitis and dry eyes.
I-LID 'N LASH® - Maintain Lid And Lash Health
 
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Great ointment to use at night to help manage severe dry eyes
Systane ® OINTMENT Lubricant Eye Ointment

Dry Mouth Essentials

 
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Flintts Mints are sugar-free, vegan, non-GMO. And there is no plastic in the packaging!
Flintts Mints
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These are a MUST if you suffer from severe dry mouth due to Sjogren's. They are easily applied to the inside of the mouth/gums, and help to stimulate the flow of saliva without aggravating dental decay.
XyliMelts
 
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A great gum solution for individuals with Sjogren's. Sugar free gum! so no excessive dental decay.
PUR Gum, 100% Xylitol, Sugar Free, Vegan
 
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Sugar free throat lozanges, to help Sjogren's patients who suffer from severe dry mouth. I like this flavour because it is orange plus mint, yum!
TheraBreath Dry Mouth Lozenges with Zinc, 100 Lozenges, Mandarin Mint, 100 Count (Pack of 2)
 
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This Trio pack has all three amazing products in one listing. Honestly, couldn't be more happy with the Biotene products.
Biotène Dry Mouth Management Oral Rinse, Dry Mouth Spray and Moisturizing Gel - 1 Kit

Dry Nose Essentials

 
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This is my savour when it comes to nasal gel. An amazing product that has given me quality of life back as a Sjogren's patient who suffers from severe dry nasal passage.
Secaris Lubricating Nasal Gel - Secaris
 
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For management of dry cracking nasal passages.
Ayr Saline Nasal Gel, Soothing Aloe
 
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SinuFlo Ready Rinse is a premixed solution that lets you enjoy a natural, soothing saline nasal wash without having to measure ingredients or find purified water.
NeilMed SinuFlo Ready Rinse
 
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To aid in the dry nasal passages that you deal with with your condition or side effects of medication.
XLEAR Natural Saline Nasal Spray with Xylitol, 1.5oz
 
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For management of dry nose.
Neilmed Nasogel

Dry Face Essentials

 
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I always start my facial moisturizing routine with the CeraVe Hydrating Face Wash
CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser | Moisturizing Non-Foaming Face Wash with Hyaluronic Acid
 
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The CeraVe Moisture tri pack is chef's kiss!
CeraVe AM Face Moisturizer with SPF, PM Face Moisturizer & Hydrating Face Wash Skin Care Routine for Morning & Night
 
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The CeraVe Moisturizing face cream with SPF is my daily go to moisturizer.
CeraVe AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30 | Oil-Free Face Moisturizer with Sunscreen
 
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This Azeliac Acid Serum has helped me manage my redness/rosecea. I use this after cleanser and before moistuizer.
The INKEY List Azelaic Acid 10% for Redness Relief
 
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This is one of THE BEST moisturizers I have found.
Hydrance Aqua-Gel Hydrating aqua cream-in-gel - Avène

Dry Vagina

 
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To help renew the moisture in the vaginal cavity
Good Clean Love Restore Moisturizing Vaginal Gel, Reduces Dryness, Discomfort & Odor for Women, 2 Oz (2-Pack)
 
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Lotion to help with friction and pain due to the dryness we feel.
BeeFriendly Organic Vaginal Moisturizer, Natural Vulva Cream For Dryness, Itching, Irritation, Redness, Chafing Of Vagina
 
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Vaginal suppositories for dry vaginal cavity
Mother's Dose Hydrating Suppository Vaginal Moisturizer- 10 Inserts
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A vitamin that aids in internal lubrication.
Flower Power ‘She Juicy’ Supplement for Vaginal Health | Slippery Elm Bark | Feminine Care for Women
 
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Take two softgels daily for thirty days and get naturally lubricated again.
Femininity Smooth as Silk for Vaginal Dryness (60 Softgels) – Sea Buckthorn Oil with 365mg Omega 3, 7 & 9

Pain Management Products

Here is a catch all list of the products that I use to help manage my chronic pain.
 
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This is a must use product for anyone who suffers with debilitating headaches, or chronic upper back/neck/shoulder tension.
Product plugs in and is re-chargable, which is a steal of a deal compared to the cost of an in home massage.
Shiatsu Neck Massager with Heat
 
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Small blanket works on various parts of the body.
Small Electric Blanket
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Best of the best for shoulder sling that immobilizes the shoulder.
Best Shoulder Slings, Immobilizers, and Stabilizers
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Sometimes you just gotta 🧊 ❄️ the pain away!
Ice Head Wrap, Headache/Migraine Relief Hat
 
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This shoulder wrap is a convenient pain management product that can be used at home or on the go. Use while caring for children, or while working.
Shoulder Heating Pad. Rotator Cuff Pain with Adjustable Heat

Keeping Warm With Arthritis

 
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Better Heating- delivers gentle heat minimizing dry air, creating a better breathing environment that is more allergy friendly with no fan to stir up dust, pollen and dander.
Comfort Temp Full Room Radiant Heater | De'Longhi CA
 
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Far infrared heating elements covers all the forefoot including the toes and sole of the foot for optimal heating performance. Day Wolf heated socks keep you warm and comfortable. Ergonomically knitted with padding for maximum comfort and protection ...
Heated Socks
 
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Heating pad has massage and heat treatment effects, which can provide complete and relaxation for the muscles, relieve stress, help accelerate wound recovery, and have targeted relief of lower back pain.
Portable Cordless Heating Pad
 
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Venustas heated jackets for women and men adopts carbon fiber high-tech which makes it so unique and better than ever. Venustas electric heated jacket takes a leap in heat performance thanks to the remarkable electro and thermal conductivity, and dam...
Heated Jacket
 
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Contoured for direct heat therapy: Contoured heat wrap delivers gentle heat to the neck and back of the head. The product stays in place.
Contouring Neck and Shoulder Heating Blanket

Low Impact Exercise & Movement

 
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Non-slip Yoga Mat. Great for non-slip stretching and movement exercises.
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Yoga Blocks, cork. Great for use in yoga, Pilates and low impact stretching and movement
Cork Yoga Block
 
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Great foam roller to help with myofascial release and muscle pain.
Foam Rolling: Applying the Technique of Self-Myofascial ...
 
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Yoga ring to help with stretching, muscle pain. Great for patients with musculoskeletal diseases or multiple sclerosis. Physiotherapy tool..
Yoga Ring
 
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Resistance bands for physiotherapy. Best for patients with musky, skeletal disease, such as arthritis, Lupus, or Sjogrens disease or multiple sclerosis.
Physical Therapy Bands

Sun Safety Products

 
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Facial Moisturizer and Sunscreen ☀️
AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion With Sunscreen
 
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Full body 50spf Sunscreen
Sensitive SPF 50+ Mineral Sunscreen 5oz Bottle
 
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Natural Zinc Sunscreen from Hawaii
Kokua Sun Care

Body Care & Self Care

 
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This anti-choking advice can be used on another person or on yourself.
LifeVac Canada – Choking First Aid Device – Save a Life
 
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Cupping devices to help with pain management and muscle skeletal pain.
Cupping
 
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The pill container I use weekly/daily. I figured if I had to take pills to survive every day, I might as well make it a rainbow case to help lift my spirits!! 🌈😍
Ezy Dose Weekly (7-Day) Pill Organizer, Vitamin and Medicine Box, X-Large Pop-Out Compartments, 3 Times a Day, Rainbow Lids with Case

Mobility Support

 
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I have used this cane/seat for several years for outing with my family where I might be needed to stand or wait in line for longer than a few minutes. This cane/seat allows me to continue spending time with my family and child even with a disability....
Folding Lightweight Cane with Sling Style Seat
 
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This amazing collapsible stool is the perfect support for a person with a disability who needs extra support to spend more time with family or friends. I love this because it compacts down into its own little carrying case, and I can clip it onto my ...
ALEVMOOM Portable Telescoping Stool with Cushion, Retractable, Adjustable, Folding Stool with Carry Bag