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If you are approaching the age of 60, you’ve probably heard that you should get a shot to prevent shingles, also called herpes zoster.
If you've had shingles, you may be at higher risk of having a stroke.
We have talked about shingles many times on EmpowHER, informing our readers about what do to prevent an outbreak (get vaccinated) and what to do when an outbreak occurs.
Former White House Doctor, Connie Mariano is back to discuss Shingles and whether or not the new Shingles Vaccine is right for you. Click the video below to learn for yourself.
Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful skin rash that is described as having an itching, burning or tingling pain.
Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox in children, herpes zoster. Afterwards, the herpes zoster virus stays in the body but lays dormant.
Research from Kaiser Permanente Southern California has shown that the shingles vaccine is safe to take, even though only about 10 percent of people who qualify for the vaccine actually ...
I think I already had the shot, but when I turned 65, my Dr. told me that I should schedule the shot. I think that the nurse who administered it forgot to record it.
Shingles is a painful infection of the nerves and skin.
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