ABC7 - Skinny Jeans Harmful to Your Health?

Skinny jeans: you see them on the runway, in fashion magazines and on the streets of New York. But did you know that they could be hazardous to your health?

New York
 – August 6, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

Skinny jeans: you see them on the runway, in fashion magazines and on the streets of New York. But did you know that they could be hazardous to your health? Stylist Dawn del Russo says that some of her clients have complained their skinny jeans are leaving them numb. Dr. David Simpson, a professor of neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, says that that tight jeans pressing down on a nerve in your thigh can cause nerve damage. The disorder is called meralgia paresthetica. Learn more