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Shingles and postherpetic neuralgia pain

By tony / 12/29/2017

Shingles on the Body The rash and/or blisters associated with shingles most commonly appears in a strip or band formation on a single side of the body.  This strip or band of the shingles rash most often develops around the waist or “trunk” area. This band follows what is called a dermatome, which is a […]


Shingles in children

By tony / 12/26/2017

Shingles in Children and Teens Chickenpox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus and after an infection has passed, the virus remains in the body in a dormant state in the nerve root endings in the body. The virus, however, can be reactivated by a number of triggers and causes shingles in children. While the occurrence […]


Treatments for Shingles And The Immune System Link

By tony / 12/25/2017

How To Treat Shingles – Why You Need to Boost Your Immune System Shingles is not only common in people over the age of 50, but it can be triggered by a weakened immune system. A weakened immune system can cause shingles to wreak havoc by spreading to other parts of the body after appearing […]


Alternative treatments for shingles

By tony / 12/25/2017

Alternative Treatments for Shingles Pain The rash caused by shingles is characterized by itchiness, but pain is an even more frustrating issue. On each side of your body, there are pathways for nerve roots that supply sensation to the skin. When the varicella-zoster virus, the same one that causes chickenpox, becomes reactivated, red blotchy patches […]

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