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Can you reverse spinal disk desiccation?

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September 12, 2011 2:09PM

At this time no -- not directly. There has been research and a few proto-products out there that act as synthetic disks. So far they aren't perfected, but there's definitely work progressing on these.

You can't really reverse it per se because it is a drying out or decaying of the disc. As we get older we all may have some form of this..ie that is one reason why we get shorter and hunched over as we age, the disc in b/w our vertebrae shrink. Things you can do though is maintain a healthy weight, take a vitamin, calcium and Vitamin D supplement, exercise, back stretching exercises, Advil or Tylenol as directed and a biggy is don't smoke!

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