Feature image for "Shingles and the Immune System" blog post. If you are diagnosed with shingles, it means that your immune system is in a weakened state.

Shingles and the Immune System

Varicella zoster is a highly-infectious virus. It enters through the respiratory tract and from there it will spread all over the body. It can also infect the nervous system. The resulting symptoms are a bout of chickenpox. Many people think that having chickenpox is a one-time disease and that once caught, confers lifetime immunity from …

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