Sjogrens Syndrome

Sjogren’s syndrome is an annoying but treatable condition. With effective treatment, we can have a good quality of life. 1 Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease. People with Sjogren’s syndrome have abnormal proteins in their blood indicating that the immune system is reacting against its own tissues (autoimmune reaction). Sjogren’s syndrome is also considered an inflammatory which can affect different parts of the body. 2 Sjogren’s can affect people of any age.

Symptoms usually develop between 45 and 55 years of age. Sjogren’s syndrome is much more frequent in women than in men, 9 out of 10 patients are women. 3. Although Sjogren’s syndrome can affect different parts of the body, usually Sjogren’s syndrome affects the lacrimal and salivary glands.The result of the tears and the participation of salivary gland dry eyes and dry mouth symptoms most common associated with Sjogren’s syndrome. Patients with irritation dry experience eye, burning or sensation of grit in the eye.

Dry mouth can make it difficult to swallow certain foods. Some Sjogren’s syndrome patients also experience dryness of the skin, in the vagina, the nostrils and throat. 4. The decrease of tears and saliva (dry eyes and dry mouth) can cause an increased risk of dental and eye problems. Patients suffering from dry eyes have an increased risk of infections in the eyes or around the eye infections. Dry mouth can cause cavities, gingivitis and canker sores (oral infection by homgos). It is very important for patients with Sjogren’s syndrome to perform periodic inspections with an ophthalmologist and dentist. 5. There are other complications that may be associated with Sjogren’s syndrome, even though they are considered rare. Rare complications associated with Sjogren’s syndrome include: pain, stiffness, slight swelling in the joints, even in patients who do not have rheumatoid arthritis or lupus rash on arms and legs related to vasculitis inflammation in the lungs, liver and kidneys neurological complications resulting in numbness, tingling and weakness Lymphoma in a small number of patients.

FEZ Berlin Syndrome

In the context of the Samba syndrome festivals, dance workshops and demonstrations are held in Berlin. Towards the end of next month, the annual Samba syndrome Festival brings a touch of Latin America to Berlin. The event will take place from September 23 to 26 at the FEZ Berlin the Landesmusikakademie Berlin is located, and offers a range of activities that will bring visitors that allow swinging hips and their blood pumping. Tourists who want to play hotels sports during a stay in one of Berlin, can sign up for one of the workshops, which are held during the Festival of German and international experts. Patinho axe, Nilo Sergio and Carlos are trained dancers as Silva, who all come from Berlin and assistance. The former will combine in its course of Samba dance with reggae music. At this year’s event even teens get their money: Paulo Sommer and his Band Cataporas offer a percussion and sound lab for young people from 11 to 16 Years. Who but rather would like to restrain yourself something can just sit back, relax and watch the world of Samba on one of the evening concerts.

Interested participants can book a place on one of the courses on the Web site of Samba syndrome. The prices for the different workshops vary. The professional practice hours costs 110 per person; the standard courses cost just 75 per person. All participants under the age of 20 will benefit from the ermasstigten participation rates (25). The Festival organizers have asked that participating groups book their tickets as such to save time. For more information about this event, please visit the website of the Samba syndrome or call the organisers on + 49 (0) 30 53 07 12 69 on. LateRooms.com offers a variety of accommodation in Berlin, including the Maritim Hotel Berlin.

Cochlear Supports

Christmas donation for children with rare genetic disorder Christmas time for good deeds; These mean the employees of the company cochlear from Hanover. With a Christmas donation supports the work of CHARGE syndrome e.V. this year the world leader in implantable hearing solutions The Club is committed to the task, from batch to support Syndrome sufferers and their families, as well as to inform about the rare genetic mishap. Raised this is batch syndrome, with which in Germany alone, approximately 65 to 70 children come to the world, usually a newly occurring changes in the genetic material. In addition to listen SEH disability or a blind deafness, up to 40 more physical impairments in wide range of expression can occur in the affected. These include, for example, heart defects and malformations at face, trachea and oesophagus. The term ‘Batch’ is based on an abbreviation of some of the most common symptoms. Among professionals, the syndrome is now regarded as a major cause for congenital Horsehschadigungen.

With our traditional Christmas donation to help this time children and their families, who need to master their lives with the many burdens, difficulties and concerns, the batch entail”, so Thomas KoSTER, Sales Director of cochlear Germany GmbH & co. KG. Some time ago we decided to forgo rather donate the saved funds for a good cause on the common Christmas postcard. With the money we want this year support the important work of the Association CHARGE syndrome e.V. and at the same time a little help, that this rare syndrome disease moves more into the public consciousness.” The founded in 2006 CHARGE syndrome e.V. Association, currently about 140 members belong to the sees itself as a point of contact for patients and their families from the Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Luxembourg.

The Club has made it to the task, both these families as well as doctors, therapists and nurses with solid information and to stand with help and advice. Organization and design of regular events for patients and their families are the focus. In addition, there are numerous activities in the field of public relations, information media are created and driven the cooperation with other associations and the medical profession forward. Without dedicated volunteers, this work would be hardly possible; Yet, it is not always easy to get the necessary means for us as a young and relatively small Club”, as Claudia Junghans, first Chairman of the CHARGE syndrome E.v. the donation of cochlear is for us therefore really a big deal, and as an early Christmas present. Thank you very much for this important aid.” For more information and picture material, also see. To the CHARGE syndrome e.V., see Editorial Note: the company cochlear is global market leader in the development and manufacture of cochlear implants (CI). The breakthrough technology of this CI systems allows to listen to children and adults with profound and adjacent to deafness hearing loss. The company was founded in 1982, to the research of Australian Medicine Professor Graeme Clark, the inventor of the multiple-channel cochlear implant, to continue and to market worldwide. More than 200,000 people in over 100 countries by cochlear hearing solutions bear today. The company employs currently over 2,000 people. The German branch of cochlear is Hanover. For more information see. Press contact: Cochlear Germany GmbH & co. KG, Durdane Erseker, Tel.: + 49 (0) 511 542 77 225, E-Mail: PR Office Martin Schaarschmidt, Tel.: + 49 (0) 30 65 01 77 60, E-Mail: