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How does alcohol affect degeneration of a disk in the spine?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: It does not but it

May affect your weight and conditioning which play a role in your spine's health.
Also smoking is more of a negative issue in terms of spine health.

In brief: It does not but it

May affect your weight and conditioning which play a role in your spine's health.
Also smoking is more of a negative issue in terms of spine health.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Paul Slosar
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Unknown

I am not aware of any specific studies linking alcohol to disk degeneration but smoking is linked to degeneration of the discs.

In brief: Unknown

I am not aware of any specific studies linking alcohol to disk degeneration but smoking is linked to degeneration of the discs.
Dr. Paul Slosar
Dr. Paul Slosar
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