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I have chronic back pain

I have chronic back pain because of a herniated disk in my lower back.  While I have never done meditation, I have done a bit of medication.  What I have noticed since stopping the meds is that my back bothers me most when I am already upset our tired.  There seems to be some sort of synergy between mental and physical discomfort, for me.  Maybe that is how meditation helps people, by regulating their mental states?  It is all in our heads anyway.


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