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Skinny jeans found potentially dangerous


Skinny jeans have caused a media frenzy over the last few days – they caused one woman to be hospitalized.S

According to a study published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, a 35-year-old woman was hospitalized because she lost feeling in her legs because of the jeans.

The study found that squatting in skinny jeans could damage the wearer’s nerves and muscles.

The woman spent the day helping a relative move, squatting for hours as she helped clean out the living space, packing and picking up boxes. When she was walking home at night, she felt her legs numb, and fell, left immobilized until she was found and rushed to the hospital.

She lost circulation in her lower legs, unable to move her ankles and toes, forcing doctors to cut off her jeans at the caves to help restore circulation. If she had not come to the hospital, the compression could have caused further nerve damage.

It was later found that the woman had compartment syndrome, where compressed muscles and nerves can cease to function properly.

In reality, skinny jeans might not have been the cause of the woman’s hospitalization. It was more likely because of the compression syndrome the woman had that the jeans exacerbated because of how close the jeans were worn to the body.

As a precaution, it is best to avoid wearing skinny jeans when moving excessively to prevent compression of the leg muscles.

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