These 4 Fashion Items are the Surprising Causes of Your Headaches and Back Pains

HEALTH  |  March 25, 2017
  • 1. SKINNY JEANS
    1 / 4 1. SKINNY JEANS

    These restrict the hips and knees, putting added pressure on the back and joints.

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  • 2. ASYMMETRIC DRESSES
    2 / 4 2. ASYMMETRIC DRESSES

    They can limit movement on one side of the body, forcing the knees together especially if the skirt is tight. This puts women at risk of pulling a muscle and places the discs in the back under added stress.

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  • 3. BACKLESS SHOES AND HIGH HEELS
    3 / 4 3. BACKLESS SHOES AND HIGH HEELS

    Eponymous with killer fashion, high heels are also well-known to lack support for the feet, causing women to hold their body strangely at the cost of increased tension in the spine.

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  • 4. HEAVY ACCESSORIES
    4 / 4 4. HEAVY ACCESSORIES

    An oversized handbag can pull excessively on the shoulder bearing its weight, causing the neck and spine to twist. Heavy jewellery such as necklaces, drag down the neck and can cause pain that may spread to the shoulders. The added pressure could also cause women to suffer tension headaches.

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