In order to deal properly with shingles we need to understand and — if possible — remove the underlying causes and risk factors. We need to ask: "What else is going on inside the body that might allow shingles to develop?"
Accurate diagnosis of the factors behind shingles consists of three steps:
|Weakened Immune System||3%||Ruled out|
|Adrenal Fatigue||3%||Ruled out|
Shingles (Varicella Zoster). Have you ever been diagnosed with this condition? Symptoms include rash, blisters for 1-14 days, burning/shooting pain and tingling/itching usually on one side of the body or face.
Possible responses:→ Never had it / don't know
→ Probably/minor episode now resolved
→ Major episode now resolved
→ Current minor problem
→ Current major problem
Lupus patients are at an unusually high risk for contracting herpes zoster.
Some people with AIDS develop frequent and severe shingles; shingles is 9 times more likely to develop in those infected with HIV.