Chronic Back Pain can Shrink Brain

Chronic back pain shrinks ‘thinking parts’ of the brain, study finds CHICAGO — Chronic┬áback pain, a condition afflicting many Americans, shrinks the brain by as much as 11 percent — equivalent to the amount of gray matter lost in 10 to 20 years of normal aging, a Northwestern University┬áresearch studyfound. Loss in brain density is […]

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