The Painful Truth about Shingles


Medically reviewed By Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH

The Painful Truth about Shingles


Shingles is a formidable disease that preys people who are over 60 years old. It is caused by the same virus as chickenpox. It can last from 2-4 week depending on the severity, and escalate to frightening complications that can take a life in a matter of weeks.

To help you better understand the extent of Shingles, here’s an infographic on the painful truth about shingles, plus interesting facts that you would want to know! After all,prevention is the best cure. Better be educated than sorry.



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