This narrative continues to this day. Women’s pain is taken much less seriously than that of men’s in medicine. Females in pain are much more likely to be prescribed sedatives rather than pain killers for their aliments. According to Karen L. Calderone, a University of Rhode Island researcher who studied 30 men and 30 …
This is so sad and so very true. One of my friends had debilitating period cramps, and it took her eight years and several doctor visits to know she suffers from endometriosis.
I feel there is a long way ahead of us, but articles like this will pave the way. I am hopeful better times lie ahead for women.