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How Do You Get Shingles?

November 28, 2011

Shingles are a recurrent form of chicken pox, one that is often far more painful and without the resilience of youth. The virus that causes chicken pox, Varicella-Zoster, typically lays dormant in nerve tissue, and can become triggered again when the body’s immune system is weakened: by stress, by disease, or by aging (or all […]

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Shingles rates have been consistently rising, and the most likely cause is the increasing use of the chicken pox vaccine. Normally, children with chicken pox re-enforce immunity in adults who have already had the disease, but as communities opt to vaccinate against chicken pox, shingles rates rise. Studies estimate that there has been a 90% […]

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Scientists are now researching the electroencephalography (EEG) signals of young children, so that they can later distinguish the brain patterns of those who go on to be diagnosed with an autism disorder. Autism in children is usually diagnosed starting at 18 months with confirmation around 3 years, which coincides with the last round of vaccinations. […]

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Dr. Mercola, over at Mercola.com, has joined with the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) for Vaccine Awareness Week, this first week of November. As a part of that week, Dr. Mercola is raising awareness about the increasing rate of shingles, and it’s probable tie to the chicken pox vaccine, developed in 1995 and recommended for […]

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Shingles symptoms begin with an intense pain on the skin, this is the first sign that the Chicken Pox, or Varicella-Zoster virus, is about to recur. Shingles most often occur in older adults, and although the exact trigger or triggers are not known, one theory attributes the virus’ ability to rise out of the nerve […]

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