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Why are corsets bad for you?

When tight-laced, corsets squeeze so tight that over time they can displace the heart, squeeze the liver, and constrict your lungs making breathing difficult. All of these can also give you chronic pain. Corsets also constrict blood flow, so you can pass out.
If not tight-laced, they are not so bad, but they do slowly shift organs a little, and squish your ribs together.
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