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A 22-year-old female asked:

What are the side effects of wearing very tight waist trainers (modern day corsets)? is it true that these are dangerous to wear?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Reflux?: Aside from the discomfort, tight corsets increases the chance to have reflux since it squeezes the stomach to pushes the content up. It may also restrict your breathing. The tighter the more discomfort as you might already have found out.
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 39 years experience
Waist trainers : Irritation, reflux of acidity, pins and needles in the legs, difficulty in breathing, psychological toll each time you take them off and see the difference will depress you.

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Last updated Jan 25, 2018

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