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Low Back Pain and Obesity, Smoking, Drinking ...

Researchers say that modifying these factors might help ease condition
People suffering from lower back pain who smoke, drink, are depressed or are obese may be able to ease their agony by making some lifestyle changes, a new study suggests.

"If you have lower back pain that is not explained by a spinal problem but is more of a muscle pain, things like obesityalcohol abuse, smoking and depression, factors that you can affect, can be contributing to it," explained lead...

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Eat healthy, Be Active, Stay Well


Adults of all ages have different nutrition and physical activity needs as their lives and bodies change.  A strong and healthy body can provide many benefits. As you age, maintaining healthy habits is an important way to lower your risk for cancer, diabetes, heart disease and hypertension. Make your food and beverage choices a priority and be physically active to feel and look better.   

Eat a healthy diet

Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat dairy products...

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