Thursday, March 13, 2014

FDA finds device to prevent migraine headaches

Recently, The Food and Drug Administration have approved the nerve stimulating headbands that are useful for migraine headaches. This is the first ever medical device that will help to prevent the migraine headaches. This is an advantageous new option for those patients who do not want rely on medications can use this device to control it. This is a better option then regular medications. This new Cefaly device works on battery, powered with plastic band to be worn across the forehead. This band works on adhesive electrode and emits low electrical current stimulating nerves associated with the migraine pain. The ones who use it may have a tingling sensation on the skin. One can use this for just 20 minutes every day and the patients should be above 18 years of age. The device should be used carefully, although this device does not have any big side effects, but still it should not be overused.

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