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Walking with high heeled boots too much, can it cause any damage to your feet?

Walking with high heeled boots too much, can it cause any damage to your feet?

High heels: High heels whether they be boots or shoes place a great deal of pressure on the forefront exacerbating any discomfort that may be there due to existing biomechanics. Additionally you are walking in 3 point stance. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Foot injury from walking in high heels- doctor says it is permanent. Can I wear them again?

Foot injury from walking in high heels- doctor says it is permanent. Can I wear them again?

Depends: I am not sure what type of injury you sustained. If it was an ankle injury your ankle may not be stable enough for you to stay safe in heels. Other type of injuries, once healed, may allow you to wear your heels again. Consult your doctor and get a second opinion. Maybe lowering your heel height may be the answer, fashionable and safe too. ...Read more

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Can wearing a high healed stick shoes can cause neuropathy?

Can wearing a high healed stick shoes can cause neuropathy?

Neuropathy: High heeled shoes are almost never comfortable and there is a reason. The is pressure on the metatarsal heads which can irritate a transverse ligament to puts local pressure on the nerve causing morton's neuromas. Pressure medially just below the ankle can cause problems with the posterior tibilalis nerve with can cause foot numbness and pain. It dose not cause general peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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What can low sodium level do while pregnant? Can't that hurt the baby ?

What can low sodium level do while pregnant? Can't that hurt the baby ?

It depends on how: Low your sodium level is. Depending on the duration of pregnancy sodium levels can decrease due to fluid retention and this is normal. I would be concerned only if sodium levels are less than 130. ...Read more

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Can wearing high heel shoes be bad for your arches?

Can wearing high heel shoes be bad for your arches?

Not necessarily: Most things in excess aren't good. Most (not all) arch problems come from flattening of the arch and insufficient arch support in shoes. High heels normally provide good arch support because they don't let the arch flatten out. ...Read more

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Do high foot arches cause any problems?

Do high foot  arches cause any problems?

Yes: Although the definition is subjective, high arches (known clinically as "pes cavus") are associated with a variety of problems related to foot supination and relative inflexibility. Ankle sprains are most common, ankle impingement and stress fractures of the metatarsals and calcaneus (heel) are also more common than in "normal arched" individuals. ...Read more

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Is it possible for high heel shoes to stunt your growth?

Is it possible for high heel shoes to stunt your growth?

No: But if someone is still growing it might be favorable to keep their feet in a more normal position during development. Too much high heel wearing can also cause the achilles tendon to contract and shorten, and also places stress on the knees. Everything in moderation, in terms of amount of time wearing them and height of heel. ...Read more

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Does having bad eyesight and not wearing glass lead to you to space out?

Does having bad eyesight and not wearing glass lead to you to space out?

Maybe: Not wearing your glasses would prevent you from focusing on the object at hand and may increase your likelihood of spacing out. ...Read more

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