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I am a 25 year old female. I have been having this lower back pain since a month now. It started with my periods. I thought is normal as I have lower back pain and cramps during periods but this time it did not go away. I cannot locate the pain externally but its severe when I do any physical activity that involves stress of the affected area. I have history of pregnancy and abortion too but overcame all without any side affects. I do not have history of any fatal disease either. I am usually active and schedule little work out time to time. I have an average body weight and healthy body. But I do skip meals a lot and I tend to sit continuously for 8 hours in office. Please suggest me a valuable advice. Thank you.

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Hi! Lower back ache either acute or chronic cannot be ignored merely as pain as the spine is involved with small vertebrae together coming to your problem it could be a muscular and nervous compression due to your posture for 8 hours. In Ayurveda it is considered as KATI VATA, take Rasnerandadhi kashayam with Trayodashanga guggulu and apply Maha Masha thailam. See that your bowel moments are regular. Take rest as our body to repair by itself by giving moderate rest.
Consume plenty of warm water take light food, avoid pulses and legumes for some time since they produce vata. Do not bend, instead you can sit and do work. Before bathing apply warm sesame oil and gently massage on back bath with warm water more on back for fomentation. In a day for 15 -20 mins lei on floor with knees bend at 90 degrees resting the feet on chair this will reduce the spasm. Take calcium with Vitamin D A good sleep is very essential.
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Dear lybrate-user Your pain seems to be related to your posture .Hormonal changes during your menses may make it worse. I would advise the following - 1. MRI of the Lumbar spine to rule out any disc herniation or other spinal conditions. 2.Back strengthening exercises like the Bhujangasana ,avoid the exercises when you have severe pain. Go for regular brisk walks but avoid jumping or running and high heels. Take a diet rich in calcium like milk, eggs and green leafy vegetables .Take half an hour of sun exposure to improve your Vitamin D levels. Hope this helps.
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