New Device Claims To 'Switch Off' Period Pains But It Isn't Cheap
We've all been there - hunched around a hot water bottle, popping paracetamol and eating copious amounts of chocolate in the hopes that something will get rid of the awful stomach cramps.
Well, there's a new device on the market and it's claiming to 'switch off' the agonising menstrual cramps and the reviews are so good.
Livia is a device that can be worn for up to 10 hours at a time and uses transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation to send a current through the skin and block the pain signals.
The incredible invention is very similar to a mini TENS machine which is used to stem the pain during labour, however the Livia uses the right kind of electrical pulses to "close the nerve-gate" and therefore block the pan caused specifically by menstrual cramps.
To attach the Livia, you need to stick two stickers where the pain is and turn the device on - then simply wait for it to save you from dreaded mother nature.
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If the machine doesn't quite hit the spot, you can adjust the strength of the pulses to make sure your painful cramps are a thing of the past.
It comes in a colourful box including a cover the for device, a USB charging cable, a travel case, one set of Livia flower pads and a three-month supply of Livia gel pads.
The device costs £149, but is currently on sale with 20 per cent off at £119, including a two year warranty and a 120 day money back guarantee if you aren't 100 per cent satisfied with the product.
Yep, it's definitely not the cheapest thing in the world - but if you factor in all those months of buying paracetamol, ibuprofen, heat pads and chocolate, it could definitely be considered as a good investment.
One to add to the Christmas list, perhaps?
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