IF FASHION'S A PASSION, BE CAREFUL; HealthNews.
WHEN it comes to style, the saying "no pain, no gain" is
Research by personal injury law specialist, First4lawyers, has
revealed that two-thirds - 66per cent - of British people See : List of English people List of Scots
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from a fashion-related injury.
Overall, the most common cause of this is the humble zip, with
37per cent of Brits having painfully nipped their skin in one.
tos of Next up are heavy bags, - 24per cent of people admitted
they'd suffered from a bad back as a result of carrying one around.
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pertaining to or caused by allergy. reactions to fabrics, with 17per
cent of Brits having developed a rash after wearing one that didn't
agree with them, tripping up over untied shoe laces (16per cent) and
slipping over dresses or hemlines that were too long (15per cent).
Other fashion-related injuries sustained by Brits include: ?
Sprained ankles from falling over in high heels high heels high npl → talons hauts, hauts
high heels high npl → hochhackige Schuhe pl (13per cent) ? Getting
fibres/fluff from a garment in eyes (eight per cent) ? Damaged ears from
catching earrings (seven per cent) Wp stBf rBwtld(a1 The act of dressing
and undressing is also a common cause of injury, with 14per cent of
people having either pulled a muscle or hurt themselves while doing so.
pw sh?? Feeling faint or fainting due to tight garments (four per
cent) A First4lawyers spokesperson said: "This research has
revealed that while fashion can be fabulous, it can also be pretty
p p "Many of the fashion-related injuries people sustain can
be avoided, so we'd urge people to take care when it comes to their
"Be careful when zipping up trousers and dresses, only carry
what you need, don't wear clothes that are too long or heels that
are too high, and make sure your shoe laces are done up.
"Allergic reactions aren't something you can always
avoid, but if you come out in a rash after wearing a garment, don't
wear it again and avoid other items made from the same fabrics." g
"f "It seems Brits could also limit injuries by ensuring
clothes fit properly, avoiding large earrings likely to catch on things,
and dressing and undressing with care.
OUCHJ Heels can lead to a sprained ankle A sprained ankle, also known as a ankle sprain, ankle
injury or ankle ligament injury, is a common medical condition where one or more of the ligaments
of the ankle is torn or partially torn. PAINFUL Z Don't carry
1. A protruding part; an outward curve or swelling.
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