Shingles: New Hope for an Old Disease

Shingles: New Hope for an Old Disease

by Mary-Ellen Siegel, Gray Williams, Albert Lefkovits
     
 

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Herpes zoster, better known as shingles, affects up to twenty percent of the population of the United States. Caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox, shingles affects adults who have had chicken pox and who suffer from a weakened immune system. The authors cite the latest research on Shingles and its prevention and provide tips on early recognition of

Overview

Herpes zoster, better known as shingles, affects up to twenty percent of the population of the United States. Caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox, shingles affects adults who have had chicken pox and who suffer from a weakened immune system. The authors cite the latest research on Shingles and its prevention and provide tips on early recognition of shingles as well as descriptions of commonly used treatments for shingles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590771419
Publisher:
M. Evans & Company
Publication date:
09/11/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
991,749
File size:
144 KB

Meet the Author

Mary-Ellen Siegel, LCSW, a social worker, is a faculty member of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. She has written several books, including Safe in the Sun, Feeling Dizzy, Behind the 8-Ball, and Beyond Companionship: Dogs with a Purpose. Gray Williams, Jr., is the co-author of books about temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, dental care, and chronic pain, as well as the original edition of this book on shingles.

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