Its diagnosis and treatment were routine for many hundreds of years in Western
Europe. ... Physicians thought that the stresses associated with modern life
caused ... The Technology of Orgasm: "...
Nov 10, 2014 ... So did the real Dr Granville invent an electronic device for massage? ... Victorian
doctors knew exactly what the female orgasm was; in fact, it's one of the reasons
they ... New era beckons for supersonic air travel .... the 19th century then the
easiest cure-all was to toddle off to the doctor and have an orgasm.
Nov 21, 2013 ... According to a comprehensive history of female hysteria compiled by researchers
... woman orgasm ... a money-maker for the medical establishment during the
Victorian era. ... When the vibrator emerged in the late 19th century, explains ...
physical therapy to women believed to be suffering from hysteria.
Dec 5, 2007 ... The woman suffering from hysteria would go to the doctor for a 'pelvic ... But rest
assured we never found a vibrator in the dumps, or dildos or anything like .... it as
a clinical device to bring women to orgasm as treatment for “hysteria. ... After
doing lots of reading on the use of corsets and tight-lacing at tha...
Jun 1, 2012 ... Vibrators, douches, and pelvic massage: Curing crazy ladies for ... The new film
Hysteria tells a fictionalized account of the invention of the vibrator in Victorian-
era England. ... "The Technology of Orgasm: 'Hysteria,' the Vibrator, and Women's
... Did what she did at home have anything with sex thera...
Jul 18, 2012 ... He was horrified by the very idea of using vibrators on women (although he didn't
say why). ... the “treatment” of women's pelvic disorders, as the patients would be
inclined ... as hysterics and sent to doctors and/or to spas for treatment. ... (a type
of sexual dysfunction in which one can't achieve an org...
May 17, 2012 ... ... notion that women might have sexual needs or could achieve actual orgasm, ...
Tell that to the scores of eager female patients crowding his waiting room. The
medical use of electrical vibrators by doctors to cure women's ... about sexually-
flavored medical treatment for women during that era, click here.).
Jun 16, 2012 ... To cure a disease, doctors used what we now recognize as a less than ... in the
Victorian Era believed “true womanhood” meant a woman had no sexual feeling,
but on the other, doctors treated hysteria by inducing an orgasm. ... The vibrator
did in minutes what previously took doctors upwards of an hour.
Mar 13, 2013 ... Particularly in the Victorian Era, this belief led doctors to discourage physical ...
allowing women to treat their hysteria more cheaply and at home, and ... I think
part of the acceptability of vibrators/vaginal massagers was the prevalence of the
Victorian idea that ... Exactly how did you use all those waterfalls ;)...
May 21, 2012 ... What it did include was a litany of complaints that most women (and men for ...
Victorian-era – would have likely received a “hysterical” diagnosis. ... and doctors
would often see women weekly to administer treatment. ... in treating hysterical
patients using the technique of free association psychoanalysis.