Can a nonspecific back pain be associated with caffeine consumption and dietary habits?

Diracoglu D. , Karan A. , Aydogan A., Sencan S., Aydin R. , Orhan Y., ...More

NOBEL MEDICUS, vol.4, no.2, pp.26-30, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : NOBEL MEDICUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.26-30


Objective: Non-specific low back pain is a clinical condition which can occur in association with many different causes. Various risk factors for non-specific low back pain include nutritional habits. Excessive caffeine intake is thought to increase the low back pain and the several studies have been conducted about this topic. In this study, the patients with chronic low back pain were compared with the healthy controls without low back pain of the same gender and same age in terms of caffeine intake and nutritional habits.