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Spanx (Overview)

Spanx is a popular brand of body-enhancing undergarments.


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What is spanx?

What is spanx?

Compression garments: These are elastic compression garments akin to the old fashion girdle sold in department stores. Some people recommmend their use after cosmetic body contouring surgery however unlike their medical-grade counterparts they don't have zippers and can be harder to get in and out of early on after surgery. ...Read more

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Spanx (Overview)

Spanx is a popular brand of body-enhancing undergarments.


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How to spanx work to motivate?

How to spanx work to motivate?

You look slimmer: A compression suit can make you appear to have slimmer waistline and hips. They fit well under clothing and are well constructed.However, it is temporary, and will disappear when you remove the garment. ...Read more

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Does spanx products work well?

Depends: Try it and see if you achieve the result that you are looking for. Its like trying on any other piece of clothing. Spanx is nothing more than an old fashioned girdle that is more comfortable. ...Read more

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Are there any health concerns of spanx?

Are there any health concerns of spanx?

No: Just make sure they are not too tight. When you remove them you should not be swollen in other areas, and the skin should not show major changes. ...Read more

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How effective are those spanx body shapers?

How effective are those spanx body shapers?

Good for mild cases: These can be effective for mild cases offering overweight and i often recommend them after liposuction to control swelling. ...Read more

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Any man who has used spanx, did you like them?

Any man who has used spanx, did you like them?

Concerns: Many men have concerns with the image conveyed by the spanx brand and so many men prefer underarmour or champion athletic type shirtss. ...Read more

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Would spanx help with my love handles?

The Spanx: may lessen the appearance of love handles while you are wearing it - but that doesn't mean that it will reduce love handles. ...Read more

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Do you think I should get a girdle or spanx?

Do you think I should get a girdle or spanx?

Both can work: It's a matter of fit, compression and comfort. Many of our liposuction patients use a more "constructed" girdle early on, and switch to spanx later. ...Read more

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Will spanx actually help your body slim down a little?

Probably not: You may get some local warmth in the area, but no clinically proven weight loss from wearing compressive garments. ...Read more

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What store would i find spanx's or athletic recovery compression gear?

What store would i find spanx's or athletic recovery compression gear?

Post lipo?: If you are trying ti buy post surgical garments try www.Marenagroup.Com or ask your plastic surgeon what he recommends. In larger cities such as miami we have many specialty stores that sell compression garments. ...Read more

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Would spanx for men help lose those extra pounds with good diet and exercise?

Would spanx for men help lose those extra pounds with good diet and exercise?

Diet and Exercise: The compression type garment gives the illusion of weight loss but only proper diet and exercise will result in actual weight loss. ...Read more

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What are the health concerns of spanx while pregnant?

What are the health concerns of spanx while pregnant?

Leg compression good: In general leg compression is an excellent idea during pregnancy. For this purpose, it may be better to get medical grade lower extremity compression garments rather than commercially available garments which come in limited sizes. ...Read more

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Are spanx as good as a lipo garment after liposuction? 

No: Surgical garments will offer more compression, additionally they are made with side zippers and are usually crotchless so they are far more convenient and comfortable in the early post operative period. Spanx are ok after the first several weeks. ...Read more

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How well do spanx work to shrink your belly ?

How well do spanx work to shrink your belly ?

How big is belly: For modest abdominal laxity and fullness, spans may provide short term control.W. ...Read more

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Does wearing a spanx raise your blood pressure?

Does wearing a spanx raise your blood pressure?

Should not: However, when you remove them, best to sit a while so that you don't notice a transient lowering of your pressure. ...Read more

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