12 Things to Watch Out For in Scleroderma

10. Psychological


Although scleroderma does not seem to cause central nervous system dysfunction, it is associated with some mood disorders (depression), altered self-image and sexual dysfunction.

Some of these symptoms are often unspoken by the patient because of the embarrassment or the fear of appearing psychiatrically ill or discovering an emotional illness.

Throughout June, our resident blogger and scleroderma patient, Nicola Whitehill, posted daily information and facts about scleroderma to celebrate the Scleroderma Awareness Month.

Read all Nicola’s Scleroderma Awareness Month articles here.

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