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Backache

Also known as: Back Pain; Lumbago; Lumbar Rheumatism

Description

Backache is Pain in the Back of any cause or description. It can occur as a constant aching Pain or as a sharp, stabbing, boring or burning Pain that is worsened when twisting, turning or bending.

Many Backaches are caused by Muscle Weakness and it is also often regarded as a form of Rheumatism.

A SIMPLE SOLAL REGIME

DL-Phenylalanine – Two capsules three times a day
Calcium D3 – Two capsules twice a day
Complete – Life – Two capsules daily

Dual vit C – three capsules twice a day
Quercetin – One capsule three times a day (pain due to increased histamine release)
MSM – one capsule three times a day
Inflammation formula – Two capsules three times a day

Prevalence

5% to 14% of individuals experience Backaches each year.
60% to 90% of individuals suffer from Backaches at some stage of their life.

These Substances may Alleviate Backache

Amino Acids

DL-Phenylalanine may alleviate the Pain associated with Backache. references

Minerals

Calcium may alleviate some cases of Backache. [more info]
Molybdenum (400 - 500 micrograms per day) may alleviate many of the symptoms of Backache. references

Vitamins

Vitamin A may alleviate some cases of Backache. [more info]
Vitamin B12 (administered intramuscularly) may alleviate the Pain associated with Backache and Sciatica. references
Vitamin C (1,000 mg per day or more) may alleviate many cases of Backache. references
Vitamin D deficiency may be an underlying cause of some cases of chronic lower Backache. references

These Foods/Herbs may Alleviate Backache

Herbs

Devil’s Claw may alleviate the Pain associated with Backache (due to the Harpagoside content of Devil’s Claw). references
Willowbark may alleviate the Pain associated with Backache (due to the Salicin content of Willow Bark). references

Vegetables

Beetroot (juice) may alleviate some cases of Backache. [more info]

Other Treatments for Backache

Acupuncture Physiotherapy and Bio-kinesiology may be a useful treatment for Backache. references

These Substances are Implicated in Backache

Neurotransmitters

Histamine (released by the body’s Mast Cells as a defense against Allergies) may result in the sore back Muscles that are associated with Backache.

These Ailments/Factors may Cause Backache

Excretory System

Kidney infections may be the underlying cause of some cases of Backache.

Immune System

Backache may occur as a result of Allergies.
Backache may occur as one of the symptoms of Lyme Disease.

Metabolism

Persistent low Backache may occur as a symptom of Hypothyroidism.
Obesity may increase the risk of Backache. This occurs from the additional weight that is implicit in Obesity causing a decrease in the space between the Vertebrae through which the Spinal Nerves pass.

Musculoskeletal System

Some cases of Backache may be attributable to Osteoarthritis,Osteoporosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Nervous System

Neuritis may be the underlying cause of some cases of Backache. This occurs from Nerve Inflammation in Nerves in the region of the back.

Physical Behaviour

Sudden onset of Backache may occur as a result of incorrect lifting techniques resulting in slipped discs.
Poor posture may cause Backache. Poor posture increases Stress on the Nerves exiting from the Spine, causing them to become stretched or inflamed, resulting in Backache.

Sexual System

The increased weight that occurs during Pregnancy pulls the Stomach forward and causes pressure on the Spinal Nerves. This may result in lower Backache occurring after the fourth month of Pregnancy.

Water/Water Balance

Backache may occur as a result of Dehydration.

 
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