About Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

A shingle is a painful rash that develops on one side of the face or body. The rash consists of blisters that typically scab over in 7 to 10 days and fully clear up within 2 to 4 weeks. Before the rash appears, people often have pain, itching, or tingling in the area where it will develop. This may happen several days before the rash appears.

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Women should not be dismissed at menopause

Unfortunately, the majority of primary care providers lack a solid understanding of menopause, leading to countless women neglected, mistreated, misguided, and frustrated. Because of this, I wanted to provide broader education about non hormone treatment options for women suffering menopausal symptoms. My ultimate goal is to educate women so they can feel safe, respected, and comfortable living their best midlife!

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