What foods should you give up to relieve back pain?

June 14, 2022  11:34

Back pain is a common ailment that affects about one in four adults, up to 90% of people suffer from it to some degree at some point in their lives, Express reported.

Fortunately, a number of health measures can help avoid this complication. Experts consider gluten, foods high in sugar and fatty foods to be the culprits of this condition.

In 2018, The Lancet magazine reported that back pain is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide.

Moreover, the World Health Organization expects the prevalence to steadily increase in the coming years.

Many factors are known to contribute to back pain, but one of the most neglected is diet.

A 2020 study published in the journal Medical Hypotheses suggests that gluten is bad for our backs.

The study departs from the understanding that gluten sensitivity is associated with chronic low back pain and that a gluten-free diet has a therapeutic effect on such patients.

The study focused on back pain associated with spondyloarthritis, which is related to gut health.

Spondyloarthritis is a group of conditions caused by inflammation in the spine and joints in the back of the arms and legs.

According to the results, following a gluten-free diet improved back pain by 80%.

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