Treating Migraines: How Women Are Harmed by Gendered Medical Language
I’ve gotten incapacitating headaches since I was a kid.
Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health,
Pain and Profits: The History of the Headache and its Remedies in America, “
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On the gendered aspect of conversion disorder, how it might have historically manifest in nuns and mystics, and the strange comfort of being diagnosed.
Knowing and understanding that I’m autistic has given me the strength to experience the excess of empathy that comes from reliving my vivid, video-like memories.