High-heeled shoes achieve the effect of [long legs] by lengthening the visual length of lower limbs, but there is also a crisis behind the long legs. What harm may high-heeled shoes cause? How to wear high heels healthily? High heels usually share the weight of the whole body through the sole of the foot, However, the slope of high heels breaks this balance, There is more pressure between the soles of the feet and toes. Therefore, a series of problems arise. Varicose veins are usually the high incidence of varicose veins in the lower limbs in people who are standing for a long time, sedentary and physically active. At the same time, People who wear high heels for a long time are also prone to varicose veins. We often say that [calf] is medically called [gastrocnemius], It is very important for the reflux of lower limb blood, When walking, the blood of both lower limbs fills the whole lower limb vein, At this time, the gastrocnemius muscle pushes the blood in the vein to the heart through contraction and compression, It plays the role of [muscle pump]. However, people who stand for a long time and sit for a long time, Lower limb blood flows back slowly, Long-term filling of veins, So the risk of venous thrombosis and varicose veins increases. Similarly, The high heels of high-heeled shoes weaken the contraction and relaxation of gastrocnemius muscle, Causes the lower limb vein blood to flow back slowly, Therefore, the risk of varicose veins also increases. 2. Tinea pedis. Pointed high heels, which are now popular, It looks beautiful, But too narrow a toe cap can cause additional problems. High heels cause the whole foot to slide towards the toe tip. Coupled with the narrow space, This narrow, humid and relatively closed environment becomes a paradise for all kinds of bacteria and fungi. When fungi defeat the human body’s defense system, Tinea pedis and onychomycosis follow. 3. Ankle sprained high heels cause the center of the body to lean forward slightly. In order to maintain the balance of the body, the body will maintain the posture of leaning back later. In order to maintain balance, The muscles of the lower limbs need to have enough strength. But for many women who wear high heels for the first time, It is not easy to maintain balance, so sprain is more likely to occur. 4. Hallux valgus does not necessarily occur when wearing high heels, but research shows that the probability of hallux valgus among people who do not wear shoes is 9%, while the prevalence rate of wearing shoes is 33%, and the prevalence rate of wearing high heels is higher! 5. In addition to the above hazards, Wearing high heels for a long time may also damage lumbar spine, knee, Causing stress fractures, etc. High heels can still be worn. Of course, we can’t stop doing something just because it is risky. Just as we will not give up flying because of an air crash. High heels are inevitable in many occasions. Then let’s see how healthy we are. Wear high heels beautifully. 1. Suitable heels Choose shoes with a width of no more than 5 cm and low heels. High heels of 10 cm or more will cause Achilles tendon shortening and cause additional problems. A slightly wider heel can provide more support area. It is also relatively stable. 2. Shoes with slightly wider toe caps and wider toe caps can stretch the toes. Of course, if possible, Fish-mouth shoes or high-heeled sandals are better. They can provide a spacious and dry environment for toes. 3. Limit the time. Don’t wear high heels all day. You can choose to wear more comfortable sneakers on the way to and from work. 4. Stretching Training Spend some time every day stretching your calf muscles and feet. Strengthen the strength of lower limb muscles. Let the body have the ability to control high heels. You can stand barefoot on the edge of the steps. By putting your body weight on your heel, Place your heel in the air on the steps and press your body down to stretch. You can also put a pencil on the ground. Try to use your toes to pick up pencils to train. 5. It is not suitable to wear high heels in crowded occasions, sports, alcohol and fatigue, because sprain is more likely in these scenes. Consider more health issues when choosing high heels!