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When It Rains, It Pours

Researchers have found many people suffering from certain health conditions, such as lower back problems, are more likely to suffer from other conditions. In a recent review of more than 20 studies, researchers found low back pain sufferers tend to additionally suffer from other disorders such as headaches/migraines, respiratory disorders, cardiovascular disease and poor general health. According to the researchers, diseases cluster in some individuals and low back pain is often a part of this pattern. However, the nature of this relationship is still unclear.

Source: JMPT 2003; Vol. 26, No. 4.