Posts about hysteria

Vibrators, Empowerment, and Psychiatric disease: The Birth of the Home Vibrator

Ever wonder how that electric friend that buzzes came to be in your hands? Your vibrator actually used to be a treatment tool for psychiatric illness.

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FACT! Orgasms Were Used to Cure Hysteria

That room would make me hysterical… heh.

Vibrators were originally used by doctors to cure hysteria in female patients which was believed to happen when the uterus would wander throughout the body. The resulting orgasm would bring the uterus back to the position it was supposed to be in.

Source: Sex Toy Fun Facts