Period pains could be a thing of the past as this funny video shows it couldn’t come quick enough for some.
Created by iPulse Medical, the Livia device promises women freedom from their monthly cramps without pain, pills or hot water bottles.
The company says the Livia simply switches off the pain with a click of a button. It works by the woman attaching two electrodes to the painful area, lower abdomen or back, and turning the device on. The makers say it can last for 15 hours and can be turned up or down depending on your pain level.
Amanda Connolly, a reviewer from The Next Web , tried out the Livia and said that she was skeptical at first, but within fifteen minutes, her cramps were ‘non-existent’. Livia is being developed through crowdfunding and aims to be on the market by October this year.
Professor Bari Kaplan from the Women’s Hospital in Beilinson, Tel Aviv is backing the project. He said: “Over 50 per cent of women suffer from primary menstrual cramps, for which they consume large amounts of painkillers. “Livia uses a pain relief method that does not involve drug consumption. “The idea is to close the “pain gates”. Read more