Lordosis

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What is lordosis?

Lordosis is a condition where there is an excessive inward (anterior) curvature of the lower back bones (vertebrae) above the buttocks. This curvature tends to accentuate the buttocks, and push the belly forward.

Common symptoms reported by people with lordosis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with lordosis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Knee brace)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
2
Tried for
lordosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Strattera)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tiger Balm)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
lordosis (1)
Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with lordosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with lordosis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Knee brace)
Perceived effectiveness
for lordosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
lordosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
dry mouth sleepiness
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Strattera)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
dry mouth fatigue
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tiger Balm)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
for lordosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
muscle and joint pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
lordosis (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with lordosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has lordosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 11
30s 16
40s 21
50s 14
60s 11
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 19
Female 55

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 45
Not Diagnosed 5

These charts show data from lordosis patients who have completed their condition history
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