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Brent A. Felix, MD - Blog » Loss of estrogen a risk factor for disc degeneration and lower back pain

'Oh, my aching back!' It's not an uncommon complaint heard from both men and women as they age and experience lumbar disc degeneration. Now a new study suggests that menopause is associated with severity of disc degeneration in the lumbar spine.

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Source: Science Daily