The history of the “medical condition” of hysteria is a long, winding, somewhat convoluted one. In its earliest definitions, hysteria was a term to describe trauma or disease of the uterus (hence the word “hysterectomy” to remove the uterus) – or even to describe a vengeful or mischievous[…]

This entry is a summary of the video “Corsets and the Reproductive System” which you can watch on YouTube here: (Note: this entry is on the female reproductive system; male corseters don’t need to worry about this.) I have received many questions by women on how corsets may[…]