Zap Your Migraines Away

Posted: Jun 23 2006, 5:00am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 5:50pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff


Zap Your Migraines Away
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The solution of taking a gun to your head to get rid of pain has been around for a while, but this new "migraine zapper" gun-like device is a non-suicidal way to ease the agony of migraines. By placing it in the back of your head and clicking the "trigger", you send magnetic pulses through your head that reportedly prevent your migraine from spreading.

It's done with the technology of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), which targets a specific part of your brain -- in this case, the part that deals with migraines.Though not yet granted FDA approval, the "migraine zapper" has seen positive real-world results in lessening the pain of migraines. I used to get migraines all the time so I know how painful they can be. I'm sure something so handy as this would be met with a great welcome by migraine sufferers.

Via Coolest Gadgets

Report Published by: Mark Raby

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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