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Calling Women 'Hysterical' Has Set Our Treatment Back Centuries

Women have been called “hysterical” for “overreacting” to pain for thousands of years.​ But when you look back in history, these “hysteria” symptoms sound an awful lot like endometriosis, one of the most common gynecological diseases in women. It causes heavy periods, infertility and generalized pain. Gynecologist Dr. Farr Nezhat has studied the history of […]