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can stress cause severe pain in back and neck? how does this happen? how can you relieve it naturally no pills

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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: A lot of people "carry stress" in their musculoskeletal system. There are lots of non pharmaceutical ways to deal with it. First, address the stress. But then you can use heat, massage, yoga, stretching exercises, and meditation along with good nutrition and adequate rest.
Answered on Jul 15, 2014
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Agree with Dr. Wallen - acupuncture is also an excellent way to address this.
Jul 15, 2014

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