Problem with skinny jeans - level 2

Problem with skinny jeans - level 2

26-06-2015 07:00

A 35-year-old woman from Australia was moving house and spent hours squatting. She was wearing a pair of skinny jeans.

Pressure built up in her lower legs and the legs swelled. The woman went to hospital. Doctors helped her and she was able to walk on her own four days later.

She is fine, but a condition like this can get serious – it can damage muscles and nerves.

Skinny jeans are popular with both women and men, but they are not the healthiest choice.

Difficult words: squat (to sit with your knees bent under you and your bottom just off the ground, balancing on your feet), swell (when an area of your body becomes larger than normal), condition (situation of the body).

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