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Spanx Undergarments May be Bad for Your Health

A recent study shows that shape wear may be bad for your organs, causing internal damage. According to My Fox NY, wearing these undergarments every once and awhile is fine, but those who wear shape wear every day may be squeezing their organs and may end up with many health problems in the future.

Dr. Manny Alvarez with Fox New York reports that those who wear shape wear continually are more likely to suffer from bladder infections, bowel problems, blood clots, and acid reflux disease. Some of these internal injuries can lead to serious complications later on.

Doctors say that wearing shape wear is a bit like wearing a tourniquet. The shape wear cuts of blood flow because it is so tight on the body. Those that have a predisposition to blood clots may suffer serious medical ailments if they use the undergarments on a regular basis.

Doctors compare shape wear to having a person sit on the wearer for hours on end and squishing the organs. If the undergarments weren’t tight, they wouldn’t be able to do their job, but the constriction can become dangerous.

News stations have contacted shape wear companies such as Spanx undergarments to see what they have to say about these recent findings. Spanx has refused to comment on the dangers of their product. If you have suffered organ damage and you wear shape wear consistently, you may want to explore your potential for a lawsuit.

You may have the ability to seek significant compensation from the manufacturer who created the product and did not provide warnings that wearing the underwear every day could result in medical complications. Talk with a New York City personal injury attorney at Greenberg & Stein today if you want to discuss your potential lawsuit!