The 7 deadly fashion, style, and grooming choices that could be the last mistakes you ever make

Questionable dress and behavior choices can evoke ridicule from women, friends, and coworkers—but those calls may actually be harming your health.

February 4, 2010


Why It's Not So Cool: Leave the painted-on Levi's on the rack unless you're an indie rocker like Pete Wentz.
The Health Risk: Doctors have noticed cases of meralgia paresthetica, or nerve-related numbness, in fans of skinny jeans. "The crotch (especially in men) and certain areas of the leg are sensitive to pressure," says Mark Moyad, M.D., and codirector of the men's health program at the University of Michigan. This goes for tighty-whities as well. If your current choice of underwear is so constricting you can't feel your boys, for the love of God, try some boxers.

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