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I have degenerative disk disease and herniation. Any idea why?
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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine
In brief: Common as we age
Most people as they age, develop degenerative disk disease.
That is why most people shrink. Your particular circumstances may be related your genes, to the work you do, how you exercise, or any other number of reasons. If it's not causing symptoms, don't worry about it if your calcium and vitamin d levels are normal.

In brief: Common as we age
Most people as they age, develop degenerative disk disease.
That is why most people shrink. Your particular circumstances may be related your genes, to the work you do, how you exercise, or any other number of reasons. If it's not causing symptoms, don't worry about it if your calcium and vitamin d levels are normal.
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