Early 20th Century Vibrator by White Cross: In the early 20th century, vaginal stimulation with vibratory devices for the treatment of female hysteria was a common & lucrative part of many physicians’ office practices.

Early Century Vibrator by White Cross: In the early century, vaginal stimulation with vibratory devices for the treatment of female hysteria was a common & lucrative part of many physicians’ office practices. Treatment of "hysteria".

A histeria feminina já foi um diagnóstico comum que, hoje, está completamente desacreditado. Em 1859, um médico chegou a dizer que um quarto de todas as mulheres sofria com histeria feminina. Outro médico catalogou 75 páginas de sintomas que caracterizavam a histeria feminina. De acordo com o documento, quase todos os males que o corpo humano sofre, independente do motivo, poderiam ser caracterizados como sintomas da doença.

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Victorian ad showing doctor treating woman's "hysteria" by 'pelvic massage'. That always cures my 'hysteria' ⊙.

The treatment for female hysteria was a well-known technique, performed by doctors, known as a hysterical paroxysm – also known as an orgasm.

The History Of “Female Hysteria” And The Sex Toys Used To Treat It

A century ago, doctors used bizarre diseases to keep women who deviated from the norm in their place.

Sexual frustration -aka "Female Hysteria" can lead to irritability, muscle spasms, and insomnia among other symptoms. What to do with a Victorian woman in such a state? Send her to a doctor for professional pelvic massage.  Victorian men paid doctors to to "treat" their wives with "hysterical paroxysm" -aka orgasm. A Dr. finding this to be tedious (?!) invented a machine=first vibrator.

Female hysteria

Taking the cure - 'female hysteria' aka PMS eventually led to the invention of an electrical massage tool aka the vibrator ahhh the wonders of medical science.

Water massages as a treatment for hysteria (c. 1860)

Wtf lol Water massages as a treatment for hysteria (c. Women considered to be suffering from hysteria would sometimes undergo "pelvic massage" – manual stimulation of the genitals by the doctor until the patient experienced "hysterical paroxysm" (orgasm).

The History Of "Female Hysteria" And The Sex Toys Used To Treat It

The History Of “Female Hysteria” And The Sex Toys Used To Treat It

The History Of "Female Hysteria" And The Sex Toys Used To Treat It

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It turns out that vibrators were not primarily created for a lady’s pleasure.  For a long time, doctors were using manual stimulation, or “pelvic massage,” so women could have a “hysterical paroxysm,” (#orgasm).  This was the common treatment for female hysteria, especially in the Victorian era.  Doctors were finding this work to be too much, time and labor wise, and thus the personal massager came into being. Read more by clicking on the photo.  #history #historyofsex #vibrator #massage…

It turns out that vibrators were not primarily created for a lady’s pleasure. For a long time, doctors were using manual stimulation, or “pelvic massage,” so women could have a “hysterical paroxysm,” (#orgasm). This was the common treatment for female hysteria, especially in the Victorian era. Doctors were finding this work to be too much, time and labor wise, and thus the personal massager came into being. Read more by clicking on the photo. #history #historyofsex #vibrator #massage…

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