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Tightlacing: Can be harmful to your health.Get a more detailed answer ›
They can endanger: Your health. Tight lacing (also called waist training or corset training) can cause shortness of breath, fainting, indigestion. This practice can decrease lung volume (requiring intercostal breathing). Relatively less use of lower lungs can leading to coughing. Some corset styles can push the lower ribs inward. The liver is forced upward ; accessory lobes of the liver may form. Stomach volume is. ...Read more
See details: It should never be used. It causes major damage to internal organs. ...Read more
I'm expecting a child and I wanted to know if after childbirth I should put on an elastic corset for 2 weeks Like I did after I had liposuction?
Corsets: Using corsets after childbirth is not standard of care in the United States. Your obstetrician should be able to give you a more individualized answer. ...Read more
Corset issues...: Think of your body like a balloon, like the long ones that people make animals out of. If you squeeze and tighten one section, the stuff (air in a balloon, all sorts of stuff in a human) being squeezed must pop out in a different section of the balloon or the body. Where else would all the stuff go? Abdominal muscles are vital to supporting the back & abdomen. A corset interferes with ab. Muscles. ...Read more
Do you have any idea: What you are doing to your body? Tight lacing (also called waist training or corset training) can cause shortness of breath, fainting, indigestion. This practice can decrease lung volume (requiring intercostal breathing). Relatively less use of lower lungs can lead to coughing. The liver is forced upward ; accessory lobes of the liver may form. Stomach volume is reduced ; the intestines are. ...Read more
Not enough data: Aside from Victorian times, we don't really have much data on corset (waist) training to give you a cogent answer. Since you're not making any orthopedic changes, probably not, but ya never know! Check out http://www. Ebony. Com/style/getting-waisted-the-dangers-of-corset-training-897. For a positive perspective, check out http://goo. Gl/0fwQUd. Whatever you decide, do it for you, not your partner ...Read more
I just delivered a baby with normal delivery when can I start to wear a corset and is it safe? The
Post deliv corset.: Hi NalaA, it depends on how much weight you gained and if there was any complications like toxemia, since the corset could increase BP a bit in upper body. Its takes the Cardiovascular system about 6 weeks to return to normal so I would say not before 6 weeks thanks ...Read more
I want a small waist without using a corset, would it be okay to just out a tight band around my waist throughout the day?
I have know: People who have done this but would not recommend it. It isn't healthy. ...Read more
Will wearing a corset help me get back to shape 3 months after delivery as I still look 32wks pregnant? Will it be comfortable for me?
No: Why not try dieting and exercise rather than an artificial restrictive device such as a corset. It is not comfortable. ...Read more
If I wear a corset for kyphosis correction, can I continue to go to the gym? What physical restrictions will I have? Do I need to wear it 24/7?
Yes: You absolutely can still exercise and go to the gym while being treated for kyphosis with a corset, and it is good to do so. Understand that a brace for kyphosis in an adult patient has no long term structural effect, it is simply to treat your symptoms, as such it does not need to be worn 24/7, nor should it be. Wearing a brace too much can cause stiffnessand atrophy. ...Read more
See details: After you have recovered completely, you should be able to wear one. ...Read more
Yes and no:
Yes, it is safe.
no, it is not beneficial ...Read more
No: A corset will not help shrink your stomach. Only weight loss will help. ...Read more
My 5 year old son wears a corset for scoliosis, he has had diarreah for the last three weeks, all results are negative. Could it be the corset?
I have kyphosis and interested in treatment by wearing a corset. How long do I need to wear it for? I think the degree is either 30 or 40. Thanks!
A kyphosis will not-: -of any help. This is a boney problem and a visit 2 a spine surgeon is Ur best bet. 1 that is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. From my aspect U R not growing any more so Ur options would B do nothing, or if the spine surgeon feels that it is severe enough &can or needs corrective surgery on a respiratory aspect & not cosmetic, that may B an option. ...Read more
Does wearing training corset help to tone up the lose skin after delivery & how to lose weight when using it?
No: No, a training corset will not help to tone loose skin. Excess fat gained during pregnancy is most effectively lost through diet and exercise. Skin that seems 'loose' generally appears that way due to excess fat or rapid changes in weight. It will typically tighten with weight loss over time. ...Read more
What are the side effects of wearing very tight waist trainers (modern day corsets)? Is it true that these are dangerous to wear?
My gf bought a spandex corset waist trainer. She was told she could sleep with it on but I don't think she should. Is it healthy?
No logic: Doubt that sleeping will achieve desired results, ...Read more
Can wearing a corset and sweating cause a flare up of psoriasis on my back and how do I heal it? Super painful, huge flaky/bloody patch.
I want to start corset/waist training soon, but I have minor scoliosis (no restrictions). Will this (along with light exercise and diet) be harmful?
A/W Dr. Cunningham: Tight corsets can be damaging. Tightlacing is an extreme form of corset training. Tight lacing (also called waist training or corset training) can cause shortness of breath, fainting, indigestion. This practice can decrease lung volume (requiring intercostal breathing). Relatively less use of lower lungs can leading to coughing. Some corset styles can push the lower ribs inward. The liver is. ...Read more
Not dangerous: But a better way to reduce waist size is with exercise. Techniques under the watchful eye of a trainer such as squats and other weight training can tighten the waist as well as improve overall fitness. Corset use will not work. Remember, waist size is a relative number and your height may make a goal of 26 inches unrealistic. ...Read more
If I wear a plastic wrap under a corset or compression device and run (i run track) will it help me lose more weight?
No it will not: ; tight corsets can sometimes negatively impact health. ...Read more
I wear 3 corsets at a time (waist training) for about 20 hours a day and have been for a few months now. Could this affect my menstrual cycle?
Corsets create that: Hour glass look by squishing your internal organs and displacing them inward and upwards. They hurt your abdominal and chest organs primarily. The hip & pelvic bones tend to protect the pelvic organs. If the corsets are preventing you from eating or if you're seriously stressed out trying to achieve a look that isn't natural for you, they could affect your cycles indirectly. Not recommended! ...Read more