Symptoms, conditions and causes

Do vitamin deficiencies cause low back pain?

Typically, people treat lower back pain with medications, and they go on their way. But what is the root cause of low back pain, especially chronic back pain? It's important to consider the connection between nutritional deficiencies and back pain to help get rid of back pain for good.

Vitamin deficiencies that can lead to low back pain:

1. Vitamin

D Vitamin D deficiency can lead to:

• Bone pain

• Inflammation

• Soft bone

• Skeletal problems in children

* Magnesium deficiency and boron deficiency can interfere with your vitamin D levels and can lead to back problems, as well.

2. Vitamin K2

Vitamin K2 deficiency can lead to:

• Stenosis

• Arthritis

• Bone spurs

• Calcium deposits

* Vitamin K2 and vitamin D work together.

3. Vitamin E

Vitamin E deficiency can lead to:

• Back weakness

• Atrophy

* Avoid tocopherols and try a tocotrienol complex or wheat germ oil instead.

4. Manganese

Manganese deficiency can lead to:

• Disc problems

• Collagen problems

• Increased risk of scoliosis

Other things that can cause back pain:

• Consuming omega-6 fatty acids and not consuming enough omega-3 fatty acids

• A diet high in sugar and carbs

• Kidney stones

• Gallstones

Last updated: Feb 29, 2024 15:40 PM