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My friend recently came down with shingles.

Q. Dear Terry, “My friend recently came down with shingles. While the rash subsided within two weeks, the internal pain is still bad.  His doctor has had him on every medication for shingles and he has talked to his pharmacist, to no avail. Do you have any recommendations?” — V.L., Fort Worth, TX

A. Dear V.L., When it comes to addressing the pain, I would recommend these four ingredients: highly absorbable curcumin, boswellia, DLPA and nattokinase. Each ingredient works in a slightly different manner to help get you comfortable as quickly as possible. I advise taking these four ingredients three times daily.

I believe you would also benefit greatly by taking a combination of nutrients including B vitamins, biotin, alpha lipoic acid, chromium, zinc, and boswellia. B vitamins (B1-B3, B6, B12, Folate, and Pantothenic Acid) help nerves function better, delay damage to nerves, and reduce the frequency and intensity of pain symptoms. Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) can boost levels of glutathione, one of the body’s natural antioxidants, which helps protect delicate nerves from oxidative damage. Current research also shows that ALA can help to reduce the pain and tingling symptoms. Extremely effective as an antioxidant, zinc helps to promote tissue and wound healing. I recommend taking these ingredients three times daily.

Healthy Regards! 

Terry . . . Naturally


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