Tormenting night back pain does not only violate the a full night's sleep and rest. They can be a symptom of any disease. But before you go to the doctor, you need to observe how long pain persist after the morning climbing out of bed. If a quarter of an hour they pass, perhaps, their reason is not medical in nature.
Often, lower back ache the night due to uncomfortable sleeping couch. Experts advise to change for the night's rest. If after a few days night's sleep on another bed, the lower back will stop hurting, so you can be happy – you are healthy. Just need to change the bed mattress is orthopedic or replace an old sofa to a new, comfortable surface.
At the same time to strengthen the back muscles will not be superfluous to swimming and yoga, to go ten-day course of massage. When you save pain in the back requires a comprehensive survey to establish an accurate diagnosis.
The main medical causes of lumbar night pain
When the night back pain in the lumbar region, this in itself is not a reliable sign of a specific disease. Back hurts in many different pathologies. Therefore, the task of the physician to remove the affected patient's disease from other diseases with similar symptoms.
Most often, the lower back hurts in the night time of the following conditions:
- herniated discs;
- ankylosing spondylitis.
Osteochondrosis degenerative process in cartilage and bone tissues leading to serious degenerative changes in discs and vertebrae. The cause of the disease are, as a rule, chronic overload and occurs on the background of numerous micro-injuries of the vertebrae. The vertebral bodies are deformed by friction against each other. The disease is accompanied by aching night pain in the back.
Give similar symptoms of a hernia. In the presence of a herniation into the spinal canal is pinched spinal cord, nerves, and blood vessels. It triggers the appearance of nocturnal vertebral pain.
Ankylosing spondylitis is also called ankylosing spondylitis. It is a systemic disease that affects primarily the joints, the spine and the surrounding soft tissue. Night pain in the lumbar region is one of the main features of this disease. After waking up and getting out of bed the pain goes away immediately, but only after a couple of hours. Reduce pain help movement and a hot shower.
Exact diagnosis will allow the doctor to prescribe the right treatment of the disease. Self-treatment with the appearance of nocturnal spinal pain to do not recommended. After further diagnosis, the doctor will prescribe drug therapy, including numb.
If the cause of the pain was one of the listed diseases is required not symptomatic, and systematic, comprehensive treatment of the disease itself. After the cure of the underlying disease night pain stop themselves.
Several causes of lower back pain night
In addition to the most common diseases, there are other factors causing a night of sharp or nagging pain in the lumbar region. The source of back pain during night sleep can be:
- transferred earlier trauma of the spine;
- instability of the spinal column;
- causes psychogenic;
- muscle spasm;
- of kidney disease.
Injuries of any spine does not pass for a human without a trace. After they may remain sluggish inflammation, pinched nerve twigs, and other negative consequences. Over time, they manifest themselves with pain in the lower back or other parts of the back.
Instability of the vertebral column characteristic of women in the time after menopause. Instability also may have a genetic etiology. Sometimes a sore lower back at night and muscle spasms.
When kidney disease night not so much localized pain in the lower back, as in thoracic spine. Sand or stones in the urinary system, acute or chronic pyelonephritis, other kidney diseases can cause pain radiating to the sternum from the back. Characteristically, renal diseases inflammation is exacerbated at night. Day pain syndrome is expressed not so bright.
Kidney disease accompanied, in addition to night pain, very specific symptoms. In particular, the patient has fever, he suffers from pain when urinating, he often have to go to the toilet at night. Correct diagnosis the doctor can only after passing the tests and examinations of the kidneys with ultrasound.
When back pain should not ignore the psychological reasons. The strong mental stress experienced by the patient, speaks primarily the spine as the Central pillar of the entire human body.