A Cure For Your Headache
The BBC is running an article about this device:
“The hand-held device creates a short-lived electromagnetic field which ‘interrupts’ the migraine.
UK experts said the findings were interesting but warned it needed to be tested in a much larger study.
People who suffer from migraine headaches often describe seeing showers of shooting stars, zigzagging lines and flashing lights, and experiencing loss of vision, weakness, tingling or confusion.
These neural disturbances or ‘auras’ signal the onset of migraine headaches.
The device, called TMS, delivers a strong electric current through a metal coil, which creates an intense magnetic field for about one millisecond.
The theory is that the electrical charge interrupts the aura phase of the migraine before it leads to headaches.”
Call me skeptical, but this device looks like it has more potential to create headaches. Make one slip while using it and you might end up knocking yourself out. Of course that would help in the short term but once you came to you probably wouldn’t feel al that refreshed or happy.