“Hysteria” symptoms sound an awful lot like endometriosis, one of the most common gynecological diseases in women.
When you look back in history, these "hysteria" symptoms sound an awful lot like endometriosis.
We get it, she's a lady.
Just as quickly as everyone had crossed over to the next car, the door hurled open and this time, the man who was being confronted sped past us towards the front of the car. "He's got a gun," he said, his voice cracking.
Based on this research, I am not sure that any illness should be considered "psychosomatic" or "all in one's mind." Illness exists in the mind, body and brain. And all illness should be taken seriously.
Why is 'hysteria' still a thing?
Given that sex is such a charged and vital part of our identities, I am amazed that after centuries of analyzing, opining and investigating, we still do such a lousy job supporting and educating people around their relationship with their sexuality.
As American leaders, we are called to follow our greater angels, not play into fear, and support nurses like Kaci Hickox and provide assistance and encouragement to our brave health care personnel who are doing the Lord's work in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.
It's easy to laugh-off female hysteria as preposterous and antiquated pseudo-science, but the fact is, the American Psychiatric
There is something elusive in the nature of the illness such that unless you live it, or live with and care for someone who does, it's almost impossible understand or describe. You might come close after decades of treating patients. At every turn, language fails.
Now that you can buy vibrators at stores like CVS and Target, it's probably safe to say that sex toys are becoming more mainstream
The phrase "she's so drama" is used to needle someone who acts too "girly" by expressing more emotion than social conventions allow. But we might ask ourselves whether he (or "she") could be the victim of a social trauma, the trauma of being viewed, treated, and dismissed as "like a girl."
James McVay, a student at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, invented an incredible robotic bass playing machine