Family Ties   

Family Ties

Heavy lifting, overuse and middle age are some of the most familiar risk factors for lower back pain. But medical evidence now points to a strong genetic component in
explaining chronic back pain. One major study indicated that regardless of environmental factors, having a second degree relative (aunt, uncle or grandparent) or third degree relative (cousin) with the condition increased a person's risk. An immediate family member with the problem increased a person's risk more than four times. Studies identify two versions of a gene that produces a collagen protein and appears closely linked to sciatica and disk herniation. 

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