The Side Effects of Back
Do you worry about the Side Effects of Back Pain?
Summary: It is a probably a good idea to learn all about back pain, it’s causes and the side effects of back
pain, and how it can be prevented or relieved
Aside from the usual side effects of back pain, like the disturbance of
your sleeping habits and the usual problems of sitting still during extended periods of time, the real concern
should be addressed to the root cause for back pain. Because if the occurring back pain is persistent (e.g. chronic
back pain) that spans over a period of time (such as 3 months) then there should be a considerable cause behind it.
Unfortunately since back muscles are the hardest working muscle group in the body, back pains are a frequent
occurrence which indirectly affects it being the hardest to identify condition. So its is a good investment to
learn all about back pain, the causes and the side effects of back pain, and how it is prevented or if the
condition is occurring, how best to relieve the effect. Remember, if you are fully equipped with the proper
knowledge, you will be able to initiate the best preventive measure for any ailment anytime.
Should you suffer from any (or all) of the following conditions accompanying your back pain, then it is strongly
advised that you obtain help and advice from a health care professional.
- Fever and chills – back pain with fever especially if accompanied by chills (indication of severe body heat
loss) is often a symptom of a viral infection. The back pain is usually where the affected gland is. One such
example is Hepatitis, where a blunt pain is experienced in the lower back and accompanied by fever and chills.
Appendicitis also shows these symptoms.
- History of cancer with recent weight loss (or unexplained weight loss) – it is not uncommon for cancer to
be the actual cause for the back pain.
- Severe trauma – fractured or cracked spinal vertebrae, is a deadly cause for back pain. If you continue to
suffer from persistent back pain problems after a surgical operation, very probably there are still issues that
are overlooked. Consult your surgeon. Likewise, if you experience a sharp pain moments after you had a sharp
fall, then you should be on your way to the doctor.
- Significant weakness on the legs accompanying a back pain signifies a major nerve disorder. Dysentery,
Crohn’s disease, or ulcerative colitis are also a possibility.
- Sudden bowel and/or bladder incontinence – either difficulty passing urine or having a bowel movement, or
loss of control of urination or bowel movement. Although in some cases, this is self treatable.
- Severe, continuous abdominal pain and back pain signifies major problems in the organs.
Though in some cases, back pains don’t cause major problems (cases where the above conditions are absent), the
best course of action is to is start an exercise programe, which should be supplemented with a healthy diet and
adequate water consumption. If you experience a bad back, be sure not to worry too much at first. Things may not be
as bad as they appear to be. Study your condition. If nothing is out of place, side effects of back pain will
mostly interfere with your daily routine which can be annoying. At worst, side effects of back pain may include
discomfort in sitting in extended periods, a possible disturbance in your sleep patterns, and an irritating pain
every time you try to bend over. In either case, it’s nothing that a good living (with regular and appropriate
exercise) cannot cure.