Category: Shingles

Are You at Risk for a Shingles Outbreak?

graphics showing Shingles or post-herpetic neuralgia on neck

Anyone who has had chickenpox as a child is at risk for a shingles outbreak after age 60. For a long time, shingles was thought of as an older person’s disease. A closer look at statistics reveals an increase in cases affecting younger adults. Researchers are developing theories on why this disease is attacking more people under the age of 50. Continue reading.