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Chronic Back Pain Shrinks Parts of the Brain

| July 20, 2007

Chronic Back Pain Shrinks ‘Thinking Parts’ Of The Brain, Study Finds Chronic back 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 research study found. Loss in brain density […]