The strain of carrying a big, heavy purse on one side of your body may cause future health concerns since it causes an imbalance when you stand or walk. The neck is strained as are nerves which exit the neck and continue down the shoulder. It may even lead to arthritis. Experts suggest that the solution is simple and necessary - downsize. Start by downsizing your wallet. Carry only the credit cards and cash you need and take the accumulation of heavy coins out of your purse. Leave oversized makeup bags and extra keys at home, as well as any other heavy items which are not essential.
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