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A hernia is the displacement of part or all of an organ from its normal location. There are many types of hernias.

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Herniated Disc

Physically active people between the ages of 35 and 55 years have the greatest risk of developing a herniated disc. In fact, with age, the intervertebral discs become less flexible. As a result, the spine loses flexibility and tone, making it more difficult to perform physical activities. An awkward movement or excessive strain when lifting an object can also cause a herniation. Being overweight, pregnant or having bad posture can increase pressure on the back and predispose individuals to herniated discs.
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