Female hysteria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - water massage as treatment

Female hysteria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - water massage as treatment

Female hysteria | the Victorian era

Female hysteria | the Victorian era

Female hysteria was a once common medical diagnosis, made exclusively in women. Women considered to be suffering from it exhibited a wide array of symptoms including faintness, nervousness, sexual desire, insomnia, fluid retention, heaviness in abdomen, muscle spasm, shortness of breath, irritability, loss of appetite for food or sex, and "a tendency to cause trouble".

Female hysteria was a once common medical diagnosis, made exclusively in women. Women considered to be suffering from it exhibited a wide array of symptoms including faintness, nervousness, sexual desire, insomnia, fluid retention, heaviness in abdomen, muscle spasm, shortness of breath, irritability, loss of appetite for food or sex, and "a tendency to cause trouble".

"Hysteria". Awesome Film (Tanya Wexler, 2011), incredible it happened also in XX century.

"Hysteria". Awesome Film (Tanya Wexler, 2011), incredible it happened also in XX century.

☞ MD ☆☆☆ Early 20th Century Vibrator by White Cross In the early twentieth century, vaginal stimulation with vibratory devices for the treatment of female hysteria was a common and lucrative part of many physicians’ office practices, and small electric vibrators were frequently found in homes throughout America for personal use.

☞ MD ☆☆☆ Early 20th Century Vibrator by White Cross In the early twentieth century, vaginal stimulation with vibratory devices for the treatment of female hysteria was a common and lucrative part of many physicians’ office practices, and small electric vibrators were frequently found in homes throughout America for personal use.

Female hysteria | the Victorian era

Female hysteria | the Victorian era

Sears Ad 1918....Doctors prescribed this to women with hysteria!  Little did the Doc know that a good spankin' at home would have did the trick!!!

Sears Ad 1918....Doctors prescribed this to women with hysteria! Little did the Doc know that a good spankin' at home would have did the trick!!!

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