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)

(Tylenol)
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)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Leg brace)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
lordosis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(High Potency Vitamin B Complex)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (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)

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

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
weight gain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(High Potency Vitamin B Complex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (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 10
30s 19
40s 17
50s 12
60s 12
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 12
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

74% Female
26% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 40
Not Diagnosed 4

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