Lower back pain may be sign of early death

If you have lower back pain you might be best placed not to ignore it.

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According to a researchers, lower back is not only he leading cause of disability. It may increase your risk of dying early by 13 per cent.

lead author Matthew Fernandez from the University of Sydney in Australia:

Back pain should be recognised as an important co-morbidity that is likely to impact people’s longevity and quality of life.

It has be said that researchers do not know the reason there is a link between spinal issues and mortality. It could be a sign of poor health and functional issues resulting in death.

The study examined 4,390 Danish twins aged more than 70 years.

With information from The Economic Times