Nerve Paths That Shingles Follow: Dermatomes and Herpes Zoster
In nature, we’ve seen time and again that what can appear chaotic and random at first glance often has a hidden order. From the seeds of a sunflower following the Fibonacci sequence to the spiral of the nautilus shell flawlessly reflecting the Golden Ratio, nature is full of patterns based on some unseen logic.
This also extends to our bodies.
For example, skin rashes and breakouts can seem to appear at random. But in many cases, they often have underlying patterns. This is the case with shingles, a common skin rash that will affect roughly a third of the US population at some point in their lives.
Read on to find out what exactly shingles are, how to prevent them, how to treat them, and to learn the true nature of their deceptively random appearance.Continue reading “Nerve Paths That Shingles Follow: Dermatomes and Herpes Zoster”