Fashion may be dangerous for your health

Wavering on high heels, squeezing leg muscles into skinny jeans, fitting your body through slimming underwear, carrying huge and heavy purses as a fashion statement can definitely make you a style diva but it can also create painful maladies that may lead to chronic health problems over time, warn health experts.


At a young generation, all want to look slim and toned in any fashionable. Depending on the fit and how often you wear them, shapewear pieces can cause some health issues. Shapewear presses on your stomach, so the acid can come up into the esophagus and cause reflux and heartburn. Avoid too tight fit wear to get a stress free muscles and bones. If its unavoidable opt for the shapewear which seem to be more comfortable and should be of good brand.


If you feel tightened when you take a seat, those thin pants are too tight. Tight jeans which you wear can put undesirable weight on crucial spinal nerves. Research shows that tight pants can clasp down the horizontal femoral nerve, prompting a tingly, numb feeling known as meralgia paresthetica pressure. To maintain a strategic distance from this, attempt to buy mid rise, marginally stretchy jeans that don’t place an excessive amount of weight on the stomach area. Likewise, Opt for pants produced using for the most part breathable materials such as cotton or cloth to maintain a strategic distance from yeast and contagious contaminants.


Regular use of heavy bags can lead to speedy inflammation and wear of the shoulder joint. Heavy sling bags which we use can lead to imbalanced back muscles and a slanted, disfigured posture. This can lead to all sorts of back pain down the line. If carrying a heavy bag regularly is unavoidable, switch shoulders periodically to distribute the stress in an even manner. Or use a backpack that distributes the stress evenly across the back and shoulders instead of pressuring it to just one side of the body.


High heels may give you a slimmer, taller and glamorous look but at the same time it cause excess pressure on the front of your foot as your weight shifts from your heel to the toes and your feet. The higher the heel the greater the risk of stress is to the knee. It is okay to wear high heels on occasion, just try to avoid wearing them every day.

Vinod Kumar

Health Journalist & writer. Editor of monthly health magazine "Health Spectrum."

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