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Why Did 19th Century Women Faint So Much?

Why Did 19th Century Women Faint So Much?

"Fainting couches" have their origins in the 19th century, when women commonly swooned and fainted regularly. But why? The most common theory is that ladies wore tightly laced corsets that made it hard to breathe. But that's not the only reason. Explore the idea in the video below.

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