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Postherpetic Neuralgia Questions

Postherpetic Neuralgia Questions you Have…. Answers You Need! Q: How can you prevent postherpetic neuralgia? A: QUICK ANSWER Aggressively treating shingles in the first 3 days of onset is the only way to reduce the risk of developing postherpetic neuralgia. states the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Shingles is a viral infection caused by the same virus responsible for chickenpox, according to WebMD. The Life Extension Foundation suggests that maintaining a strong immune system plays an FULL ANSWER There is evidence to support using antiviral therapy and possibly low-dose tricyclic antidepressants to prevent postherpetic neuralgia. There is good evidence...

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Acupressure and Reflexology

Post Herpetic Neuralgia Acupressure and Reflexology Post Herpetic Neuralgia Treatment Series The Difference Between Acupressure and Acupuncture Simply stated, where acupuncture uses needles to promote energy flow, acupressure uses fingers and hand pressure. The same fundamental principles of acupuncture apply to acupressure. Both attempt to restore the normal flow of body energy called chi, that flows along pathways known as meridians. During acupressure stimulation, neurotransmitters are released. These neurotransmitters may help to inhibit the reception and transmission of pain. Acupressure actually preceded acupuncture in time and is the older of the two methods.  Acupressure is also known as “contact...

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