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Article imageJoe Graedon - May 29, 2023
Article imageTerry Graedon - December 12, 2022
Article imageTerry Graedon - February 19, 2024 - 20 comments

How to Use Capsaicin Ointment to Ease Pain

Repeated application of capsaicin ointment or cream depletes substance P in nerve endings and eases neuropathy or shingles pain.

Terry Graedon - August 22, 2022

How Good Is the Shingrix Vaccine Against Shingles?

Terry Graedon - September 28, 2020

Will Eating Tuna Make Shingles Worse?

Terry Graedon - June 1, 2020

Can Splashing Listerine on Shingles Ease Lingering Pain?

Karen Berger, PharmD, RPh - December 6, 2018

Shingrix: Should You or Shouldn’t You? A Pharmacist’s Thoughts

Terry Graedon - July 13, 2017

Shingles Linked to Risk of Heart Attack

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Joe Graedon - August 31, 2015

Apple Cider Vinegar Soothed Shingles Pain

Home remedies such as Listerine or apple cider vinegar can sometimes ease serious shingles pain.

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Joe Graedon - January 12, 2015

Using L-Lysine Against Shingles

L-lysine, an amino acid, can be taken as a supplement to ward off an attack of shingles.