Skinny jeans can cause severe nerve damage

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Skinny Jeans Can Cause Severe Nerve Damage

Recently we told you some good news about skinny jeans.

"According to a new survey by Qualtrics, a market research company, skinny jean wearers are actually happier than their boyfriend, bootcut, or even flare wearing counterparts."

Well, now reports say they may also be harmful to your health.

The Associated Press reports a 35-year-old woman in Australia was admitted to the hospital for four days because of muscle damage and nerve blockage in her legs. She reportedly fell victim to the fashion trend while helping a friend move. The several hours of squatting caused her jeans to grow tighter and her feet to become numb.

Fortunately the woman made it out of the hospital with just a little bit of weakness in her legs. Her pants didn't make it back with her. Probably for the best.

Doctors published a report about her case online Monday, explaining tight jeans may reduce blood supply to the calves and thighs, resulting in some not so sexy legs.

To avoid a trip to the hospital and still look good -- doctors recommend getting pants with more elasticity.

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Skinny jeans can cause severe nerve damage
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Actress Jennifer Garner attends the celebration for the TOMS for Target holiday partnership at The BookBindery on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP Images)
Actress Jessica Alba attends the celebration for the TOMS for Target holiday partnership at The BookBindery on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP Images)
Actress Kerry Washington poses for a portrait on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 in Los Angeles. Washington was asked to do a domestic abuse public service announcement by The Allstate Foundation, which had already put into motion an initiative called “Purple Purse,” to raise awareness of domestic-abuse money matters. Washington said the facts and figures were such eye openers, she immediately agreed to serve as the campaign's spokesperson. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Giada De Laurentiis arrives at the 4th Annual Stand Up 2 Cancer Live Benefit at The Dolby Theatre on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Selena Gomez arrives at a special screening of "Behaving Badly" on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Austin Mahone arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Singer and event host Lana Del Rey arrives at the NYLON November issue party at the Sunset Marquis hotel on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)
Actress Katie Holmes attends the TAO New York Downtown Opening Party on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Russell Westbrook attends the 2015 Spike TV's Guys Choice Awards at Sony Studios on Saturday, June 6, 2015, in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Actress and author Jenny Mollen participates in AOL's BUILD Speaker Series to discuss her new book, "I Like You Just the Way I Am", at AOL Studios on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Jennifer Lopez poses for a portrait in promotion of her new album "AKA" at The Standard, High Line, on Tues., June 10, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)
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