10 Fashion Trends That Are Bad For Your Health [Infographic]

September 27, 2013
by Kelly
10 Fashion Trends That Are Bad For Your Health [Infographic]

10 Fashion Trends That Are Bad For Your Health

It is a common and true saying that looking good can carry a hefty price tag. Sometimes, it directly refers to the health hazards that some fashion trends can cause. Here are 10 fashions trends which are bad for health:

#1 Skinny Jeans

Recent study conducted by TENA Men in the UK, shows that tight-fitting jeans can cause numerous problems for men, some of them are twisted testicles, urinary tract infections and bladder weakness. According to this study the tight-fitting pants can also cause fungal infections and low sperm count.

#2 High Heels

High heeled shoes are responsible for absolutely wreak disorder on the entire body from head to toe. High-heeled shoes also cause foot arthritis, bunions, knee and back pain.

#3 Flip Flops

Flip-flops offer no support to your foot and lack of support can leave a person vulnerable to plantar fasciitis and sometimes leads to nerve problems.

#4 Heavy Purses

Some women are well known for carrying around huge bags. Heavy bags can cause significant back and neck pain. Some doctors recommend weighing a purse to ensure that it's no more than 10 % of the holder’s body weight.

#5 Body Piercing

Body piercing has become much more commonplace, a study published in the Western Journal of Medicine in the year 2002 found a variety of complications associated with piercing, mainly infections, including cellulitis and impetigo.

#6 Tattoos

Though tattoo parlors have come a long way, this fashion likewise comes with some potential complications. Body piercing, sticker tattoos carry risk of infection and sometimes leads to negative reaction to ink.

#7 Tanning

More than 30 million people in the U.S. visit tanning salons every year, which includes 2.3 million teens. Tanning increases risk of melanoma and using a tanning bed more than 10 times a year increases melanoma risk by 800 %! It's dangerous .

#8 iPods

The NIH recommends turning down the volume so that people standing near you can’t hear it. If he hears it, it means you are very close to ear problems, vision problems, headache etc.

#9 Tight Underwear for Men

Boxers or other tight undergarments for some men can cause an increase in temperature in the area around the testes, and lead to sterility. A fungus named Jock itch, that grows around the groin area. By wearing tight undergarments on can also face Urinary tract infections.

#10 Sexy Underwear for Women

Women wearing tight and non-breathable underwear can lead to urinary tract or other infections.