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Old 06-17-2020, 03:48 AM
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Originally Posted by JackBauer View Post
  1. Lesser of all evils - other discs have plastics, or just as bad maybe - nickel.
  2. I take supplements already that should substantially improve my immune system
  3. Won't live forever - a judgment call as to the risk of cancer versus health impact of being inactive
I looked through your posts, you make intelligent choices and arguments.

I'm about to turn 32 and require c5-7 replacement, it's causing severe canal stenosis.

Given that I will have these discs in me for another ~30-40 yrs, that'll mean exposure to the toxins released by the esp discs for similar time. I'd imagine my risk of cancer will increase due to the toxins, perhaps I should op for fusion instead. the prospect of adjacent segment disease/more fusion is more preferable to cancer/chemo.
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