Health Rewind: Are Spanx Crushing Your Insides?

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How Shapewear May Hurt Women’s Organs

In a recent Huffington Post article, three doctors sound off on the dangers of wearing shapewear such as Spanx. The experts claim that because shapewear’s job is to condense your problem areas, it can compress your stomach, intestines and colon. It can also worsen acid reflux and heartburn, and cause numbness in your legs and thighs. —Kellee Terrell (@kelleent)

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