Friday, 24 January 2014

New research shows shingles increases stroke and heart attack risk

Not wishing to panic anyone, but a recent study has found that if you had shingles under the age of 40, your risk of stroke and heart attack increases dramatically.

This is especially pertinent as our recent Health Unlocked online poll showed that 38% of people with Hughes/APS had suffered shingles. The main thing you can do is to make sure you're on blood thinners and reduce your stroke and heart attack risks.

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