Treatment has been antivirals, predominantly Famvir
One member of our family has had extreme stress, followed by shingles
, followed by rapid onset and progression of ALS. While suspected of some involvement, VZV has not been established.
For those wishing more information, a short but comprehensive review article on VZV has been published: ANCR Vol. 2 No. 2 May/June 2002, p. 7+.