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Wednesday
Sep272017

Does Smoking or Diabetes Cause Lower Back Pain?

It's more bad news for smokers. A new study strengthens the link between smoking and lower back pain. It also sheds light on the causes of degenerative lumbar spine problems.

Numerous researchers have proposed a link between smoking and low back pain, but the exact nature of that link had remained largely untested in long-term studies.

The new study on smoking and low back pain, which examined 1,337 doctors, followed some participants for more than 50 years.

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