10 Insane Things People Used To Believe About Women’s Bodies

9. Women Had Wombs That Went For Walks
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Around 430 BC, a man named Hippocrates coined the medical term “hysteria.”

Any time a woman was brought in for care because of mental illness, the diagnosis would be “wandering womb” also known as “hysteria.”

The definition of hysteria: when a woman’s uterus moves as a parasite around her body, throwing her into fits.

Speaking of wombs, #7 is sure to offend you.