When a Lady Hurts, She Hurts More Than a Man

The idea that women are hardcore rocks who can withstand any amount of physical pain with serenity and fortitude has been around for a long time. After all, we have to survive monthly go-rounds with monster menstrual cramps and then many of us have to push a giant baby skull through our most delicate parts. We do… » 1/24/12 2:10pm 1/24/12 2:10pm


Kay Underwood, a 20-year-old girl from England, becomes temporarily paralyzed » 8/05/08 2:20pm 8/05/08 2:20pm every time she has a fit of giggles. She suffers from cataplexy, a muscle weakness triggered by extreme emotions, which results in her collapsing when she laughs, although she can still retain her hearing during all instances of paralysis.…