SHINGLES: NEW HOPE FOR AN OLD DISEASE

SHINGLES: NEW HOPE FOR AN OLD DISEASE

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590771372
Publisher: M. Evans & Company
Publication date: 10/25/2008
Edition description: Updated Edition
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 1,233,571
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments ix Foreword xi
1 What is Shingles? 1
2 The Varicella Zoster Virus 13
3 How Shingles is Treated 23
4 Post-Herpetic Neuralgia 45
5 Other Complications of Shingles 67
6 Preventing Shingles: The Promise of Vaccines 83 Questions and Answers About Shingles 101 Glossary 135 Helpful Sources 155 Index 159

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