This is a true story.
Once upon a time stressed out house-wives across America were treated by their doctor for a condition known as ‘congestion of the genitalia’ or ‘female hysteria’. The treatment of this condition was a ‘hysterical paroxysm of relief’ (a medical term for an orgasm) via manual stimulation of the vulva and clitoris. Yes, that’s right. The good ol’ doc would use his fingers.