Fashion Habits That’s Harmful To Your Health…

Looking fashionable isn’t easy. Staying on top of trends, clothes that flatter and of cause, the sheer cost of keeping up with trends all poses challenges. But besides the literal price of clothing and accessories, does looking good come at a cost of your health?   Advice on how to avoid hurting yourself in the name of fashion …                                    

  1. LIVING IN HIGH HEELS: According to Dr Blessyl regularly wearing high heels for many years ( or a life time )can  cause chronic pain and permanent damage to your joints. High heels forces your weight forward hyperextending the knees causing your lower back to arch more than it naturally should causing increased pressure on your midfoot , hips , knees and low back … Try wearing flats or lower heels more often …                   
  1. CARRYING A BIG, HEAVY BAG: avoid carrying heavy bags because it’s affects the body. The even weight of the bag can throw out your postural alignment causing ribs joint dysfunction, chronic neck pain , headaches, back pain.                                                      
  1. WEARING HEAVY EARRINGS: heavy earrings pulls on the lobes of the ears, elongating the opening of the piercing. Also the weight of the earring can worsen a forward held head relative to the neck and shoulders, this is called anterior head carriage. Go for earrings made of Lighter materials or limit the use of heavy earrings for special occasions                                     
  1. WEARING VERY TIGHT AND UNCOMFORTABLE CLOTH : looking good doesn’t have to mean feeling uncomfortable and forcing yourself into clothes that doesn’t fit your size can be harmful to your health. If a shirt or high waist skirt is too tight it alters breathing similar to the effects of a tight bra which makes you feel awkward , it is better to wear flattering and comfortable outfit which will make you feel good and look much more stylish ….