Alert: Filtering has occurred which reduced direct exposure to sexually explicit content. I am over 18 and want to view all adult web results
Web Results

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Female_hysteria

Female hysteria was once a common medical diagnosis, reserved exclusively for women, that is no longer recognized by medical authorities as a medical disorder . Its diagnosis and treatment were routine for hundreds of years in Western ... Rachel Maines hypothesized that doctors from the classical era up until the early  ...

www.thedailybeast.com/hysteria-and-the-long-strange-history-of-the-vibrator

Apr 27, 2012 ... Worse, Victorian-era women who experienced everything from the loss of ... cause “hysterical paroxysm” in the patient (translation: orgasm) to cure said maladies. ... water, was used as early as the mid-1700s in U.S. and U.K. bathhouses, ... While the electromechanical vibrator was invented by Dr. Joseph  ...

mashable.com/2015/02/20/history-of-vibrators

Feb 20, 2015 ... Vibrators in the Victorian and Edwardian eras were used for different ... It was not uncommon for Victorian doctors to encounter female patients with hysteria. ... massage" to induce "hysterical paroxysm" -- basically, an orgasm, which would ... "Polar Cub treatment really does remove wrinkles and hollows.

www.nytimes.com/1999/02/23/science/essay-in-the-history-of-gynecology-a-surprising-chapter.html

Feb 23, 1999 ... ''Most of them did it because they felt it was their duty,'' Dr. Maines said in an interview. ... And in a 1903 commentary on treatments for hysterical patients, Dr. Samuel ... Doctors used vibrators for many nonorgasmic purposes, including to ... Who better to treat the wayward female plaint than a physician, and ...

www.nytimes.com/books/first/m/maines-technology.html

"Hysteria," the Vibrator, and Women's Sexual Satisfaction ... medical uses in history, I am concerned here only with its role in the treatment of a certain class of "women's complaints. ... Doctors were a male elite with control of their working lives and ... Furthermore, orgasmic treatment could have done few patients any harm, ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/21/female-hysteria_n_4298060.html

Nov 21, 2013 ... Hysteria was the first mental disorder attributed to women (and only ... cure for female hysteria, resulting in “hysterical paroxysm,” or orgasm. ... a money-maker for the medical establishment during the Victorian era. ... 5. ... or vibrators . ... high -pressure showers or hoses were also used to treat hysteria (as ...

19thct.com/2007/12/05/female-hysteria

Dec 5, 2007 ... The woman suffering from hysteria would go to the doctor for a 'pelvic massage to the .... It concerns the early history of the vibrator, when doctors used it as a clinical device to bring women to orgasm as treatment for “hysteria. ..... the first vibrator, in aid to help relieve the symptoms of Hysteria in his patients.

www.pinterest.com/explore/female-hysteria

Victorian ad showing doctor treating woman's "hysteria" by 'pelvic massage'. .... This was the common treatment for female hysteria, especially in the Victorian era. ... Angelina Jolie plays the beautiful, but dangerous, patient Lisa in James ..... And did the doctors who claimed to “treat” it by inducing orgasm know better?

www.alternet.org/story/154489/the_strange%2C_fascinating_history_of_the_vibrator

Mar 9, 2012 ... Victorian-era doctors disliked dealing with female patients. ... hand-held vibrator in 1905, allowing women to treat their own hysteria without visiting a physician. ... doctors of the time did in fact recognize the reality of a clitoral orgasm, so we ... their acceptability as medical treatment vanished and the product ...