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Shingles, more formally known as herpes zoster or Zostavax, is a rash caused by the varicella-zoster virus. The shingles virus can affect anyone who has had chickenpox before and often comes back with severe pain on one side of the body that takes 2 to 4 weeks to heal. This contagious disease is common for adults over 60 years old and can be treated with antiviral medications and immunizations. In this blog post, we will explore what are the most effective treatments for shingles in order to help our readers!

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