Fwd: In men, it's Parkinson's. In women, it's hysteria.

HM Epstein hmepstein at GMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 23 16:15:41 UTC 2019


When men and women have similar symptoms, why are men given a physiological diagnosis and women a psychological one? Neurologist Laura S. Boylan was dismissed and overlooked for years, suffering from the confusion between true medical gender differences and gender bias.
https://www.propublica.org/article/in-men-its-parkinsons-in-women-its-hysteria? 
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Helene 

       
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From: ProPublica’s Big Story <donotreply at lists.propublica.net>
Date: August 23, 2019 at 7:13:30 AM EDT
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Subject: In men, it's Parkinson's. In women, it's hysteria.
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The Big Story
FRI. AUG 23, 2019

In Men, It’s Parkinson’s. In Women, It’s Hysteria.
Neurologist Laura Boylan suffered from tremors and loss of balance that she attributed to a cyst in her brain. Why didn’t her doctors believe her?
by David Armstrong
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