natural treatment for shingles Tag

24 Jun Is Herpes Zoster Contagious?

Herpes ZosterConsidering that nearly one in three people will develop shingles at some point during their lifetime, it is no wonder men and women everywhere are wondering, “Is herpes zoster contagious?” but the answer to this question is not as simple as it seems. Shingles can not cause shingles in another person, but a person with shingles can pass on the varicella zoster virus (VZV) to a non-infected individual. If a person has never contracted chicken pox, he can be infected with VZV and develop chickenpox…but not shingles.

You are more likely to develop shingles if you are over 60 years of age, contracted chicken pox before the age of 1, or have a weak immune system. You can decrease the likelihood of developing shingles outbreaks by using an effective herpes treatment. …Read More»

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12 Jun Natural Treatment for Shingles

natural treatment for shinglesNatural remedies for shingles can be an effective way for infected individuals to mitigate painful symptoms.

Any individual who has contracted chicken pox is at risk for developing shingles later in life. The varicella-zoster virus is responsible for causing an initial chickenpox outbreak, and it remains dormant in the body for many years; later in life (usually age 60 or older), it may resurface and cause shingles. This condition can be extremely painful and often embarrassing, but there are ways to control shingles. Taking non-prescription shingles “cures” will boost the immune system and promote faster healing of the painful rash. …Read More»

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