Phillip Jones is the proprietor of Bass Phillip Wines in Victoria. An avid wine maker, he oversees every step of the process.
“I was diagnosed with shingles in early 2006,” says Phillip. His diagnosis came around the harvest season - Phillip’s busiest working period.
“The first symptoms I experienced with this was a driving headache - it was like someone was tearing at my hair. It’s the worst thing I’ve ever suffered and I don’t want to have it again,” said Phillip...
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Shingles can strike at any time. There is no way to predict who will develop shingles, or when, or how severe it will be. In fact, 97 per cent of adults have the virus that causes shingles within them.1
Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is characterised by a distinctive unilateral, blistering rash that is caused by the reactivation of the varicella zoster virus. Nearly all adults have the zoster virus within them.1
For older adults, shingles can...
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97% of Australian adults have been exposed to the chickenpox virus and are therefore at risk of developing shingles at some point in their lives. (1)
Shingles is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After chickenpox, the varicella zoster virus lays dormant in the nerves and it can reactivate at any time, most commonly in older age, causing shingles.
There are an estimated 120,000 new cases of shingles annually in Australia and the...