Heavy women are hardest hit.
“Women are generally more susceptible to lumbar pains than men. The link between a high BMI and chronic lower back pains is very clear in our material, says Ingrid Heuch, who is a chief physician at the Department of Neurology, Oslo University Hospital.
Heuch explains that women who have body mass indexes over 35 have about a 60 per cent bigger risk of suffering these pains than women with normal weights.
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