How Healthcare’s Gender Bias Created a Booming Wellness Industry

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A bottle of hemp oil is shown. The wellness industry has clearly made its biggest inroads among women. That may partly be due to the shortcomings of the medical profession. @demip101 / Unsplash

Skift Take: Ask any woman, and she’ll likely tell you she’s been told by a medical doctor, either implicitly or explicitly, that “it’s all in your head.” The medical industry’s tendency to dismiss many of the health concerns of female patients has been a big factor in the rise of the wellness industry.

— Laura Powell

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How Healthcare’s Gender Bias Created a Booming Wellness Industry