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Shingles is a disease that affects the nerve endings in the skin. It is the same virus that causes chicken pox, and can occur in adults who had chicken pox as children. It is felt by some medical scientists that after one is exposed to the chicken pox virus, it lies dormant in an individual's body until it may be reactivated decades later in the form of shingles. It is characterized by blister and crust formations as well as severe pain along the involved nerve. This could last for several weeks. It usually occurs on the chest and abdomen/but may occur on the face, around the eyes, on the forehead, neck and even the limbs and hands. The blisters will become crusty scabs and drop off. The elderly may suffer from attacks of shingles even after the healing takes place. The pain may continue for months after the symptoms disappear.
This is a virus that can lay dormant in the nerve ganglia and spinal cord for years until the immune system breaks down. This, in my opinion, can be caused from vaccinations or from drugs used to suppress diseases. Shingles is an acute disease; a healing and cleansing of the body. When this disease is suppressed it is pushed deeper into the system to cause even more serious problems. If this disease is treated naturally it will only clean and heal the body.
It often starts with a fever, headache, chills and pain in the area where the infection is active. In 3-5 days, a rash occurs, followed by clear blisters typical of shingles. As new blisters erupt, the old ones form pus and then scabs and fall off. Severe pain is often suffered.
The incubation period is from 7-21 days. The total duration from onset to complete recovery varies from 10 days to 5 weeks. If all the vesicles appear within 24 hours, the total duration is usually short. It lasts longer in adults than in children.
NSP helps: VS-C, L-Lysine and Pau d'Arco in the initial infection using 3 capsules each 3-4 times per day.
Pau d'Arco Lotion and/or Herbal Trim Skin Treatment for itching and irritated skin. Enzyme Spray can help with the itching.
DIET: Fresh vegetables organic, no processed foods or animal products.
VITAMINS: Massive does of Vitamin C w/ bioflavonoids and Vitamin A&D and Vitamin E.
MINERALS: Calcium Plus and trace minerals (Ionic Minerals).
HERBS: Capsicum, Yellow Dock, Lobelia, Chamomile, Catnip and Valerian Root.
FASTING: Lemon, vegetable juices, water - 7-21 days.
EXERCISE: Moderate to strenuous.
MASSAGE: Lymphatic and Circulatory system
Stan Malstrom reports that many patients have overcome shingles in three weeks with this program.
Pavlo Airola suggest hot baths, 2-3 times a week and apple cider vinegar applied tropically to the skin lesions several times daily.