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

9. Women Had Wombs That Went For Walks

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.