Who suffers from back pain? Anyone can suffer from back pain, but there are several factors that increase the risk of autism, including: Aging. Back pain is more common as people age. The pain may start between 30 and 40 years old. Having a poor physical condition. Back pain is more common among people who do not exercise regularly (sedentary.) Gain weight. A diet high in calories and fat can make you gain weight. Being overweight can cause too much stress the back and cause pain. Heredity. Some causes of back pain, such as ankylosing sodalities, a type of arthritis that affects the spine, may have a genetic component. Having other diseases. Some types of arthritis and cancer can cause back pain. Do some types of work. Lifting, pushing and pulling while twisting the spine can cause back pain. If you work at a desk all day and do not feel right, you may also have back pain. Smoking. If you smoke, your body may not be able to carry enough nutrients to the discs of the back. The cough from smoking may cause back pain. A smokers take longer to recover, so the back pain might last longer. Another factor is race. For example, black women are two to three times more likely than white women to have a slipped disk. What are the causes of back pain? Back pain can have many causes. The problems associated with the mechanics of it can cause back pain. For example: Music injured Spasm Muscle tension Herniated disc. Injuries caused by sprains, fractures, accidents and falls can result in back pain. Back pain may also occur along with some other conditions and diseases such as: Scoliosis Spondylolisthesis Arthritis Lumbar stenos is Pregnancy Kidney Stones Infections Endometriosis Fibromyalgia. Infections, tumors and stress also cause back pain.