Posted by: mumtaz | 2012/09/09


i was diagnosed with shingles about 3 days ago.i am interested to know what foods i can eat to boost my immmunity in general.could water assist to relieve any symptoms?

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Good day

You should eat "natural" food as much as possible. Stay away from processed foods : sugar, wheat, dairy, coffee and alcohol. All of these foods creates an inflammatory response in the body. Best to eat foods that one would get in nature - lots of green leafy veg and vegetables. Stay away form red meat. Have chicken and fish.
Drink 2 liters of water.

Address your nervous system - most shingles are caused by stress. Acupuncture works very well in pain management and to shorten the duration.

Kind regards
Dr Debbie

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