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Let’s Talk About Sex Attitudes, Baby

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Female hysteria was a once-common medical diagnosis, made exclusively in women. Its diagnosis was routine for many hundreds of years. 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".

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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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