An Australian woman recently made headlines after being hospitalized for losing blood flow in her legs. The woman had become weak and collapsed in the street. She had to crawl to a cab to get to the emergency room. The cause of her condition? Skinny jeans.
Skinny jeans can restrict blood supply from reaching vital muscles in the legs, and cause pain, swelling and damage. While the woman recovered after a four day hospital stay, long term effects of skinny jean wearing could be potentially more concerning.
Doing certain movements like bending, kneeling and squatting can increase the risk of circulation problems when wearing tight pants. Choosing more breathable, stretchable garments obviously are recommended for working out or doing any sort of physical activity.
Sitting for expended periods of time in skinnies can also be hazardous. So remember to get up and move if you're stationed at your desk or driving for a long period of time. Again, choosing more practical pants make sense for these kinds of situations as well.
If you love the look of skinnies, then try choosing a pair with a little spandex in the material to give you a little stretch without losing that tight look. Or try going up a size to give you more movability.
Are you a skinny jean fan or prefer a regular fit? What are some fashion victim horror stories you have? Share them with us!
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