Stop gaslighting women in pain

It’s a story I’m intimately familiar with – doctors taking women’s pain less seriously because of their gender. 

My latest article for Folks takes a look at how women’s pain has been being taken less seriously than men’s for over 4,000 years – and how it seriously impacts our health outcomes, in some cases leading to death. 

Cases of women’s pain being blamed, literally, on their uteruses date back to Ancient Egypt. 

And it’s happening now, all over the world. 

Read more.