Hysteria was a medical diagnosis until the 1950s and appeared to encompass any malady women had that could not be explained. The women in the movie appeared to suffer more from a mental issue of boredom and s**ual (side-stepping unwanted web-searches) dissatisfaction versus any type of physical ailment.
Good couple s**ual satisfaction is a core element in successful relationships. Conversations about finding and /or generating that satisfaction are generally the embarrassed, whispered words among friends. Given the studies, couple conflicts and life decisions this topic affects a movie like this and other open avenues of information and discussion are needed and should be welcomed.
The expression that appears to have been unleashed in the s**ual revolution was the freedom to HAVE s*x with someone, not to talk with your partner about s*x, leaving the conversations hushed and embarrassed.