Do you know the truth about shingles? Don’t fall for these 7 myths.

Do You Know the Truth About Shingles? (Infographic)

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Debunk the top seven myths about shingles, a painful skin rash that attacks one in three people.

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Shingles: What You Should Do If the Chicken Pox Virus Returns

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Shingles. It comes from the same virus that causes chicken pox. Find out why it returns, particularly in people age 60+, and what to do if it does.

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Study Finds Getting Shingles Vaccine May Be ‘Heart-Smart’

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Now, there’s another reason to get a shingles vaccine. New research finds that by lowering your risk for shingles, you also lower your risk for heart attack and mini-stroke.

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Treating Pain When Shingles Lingers

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Early treatment of shingles can help you avoid a chronic pain condition called post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN). Pain management specialists individualize treatment for PHN.