Electrical stimulation could provide pain relief alternative for migraines

Written by Lauren Pulling

A preliminary study, published in Neurology, has indicated that a new wireless patch that is worn on the arm provides migraine pain relief that could be as effective as traditional drugs. “These results need to be confirmed with additional studies, but they are exciting,” said author David Yarnitsky, Technion Faculty of Medicine (Haifa, Israel) and Medical Advisory Board member for Theranica (Netanya, Israel), who made the stimulation device. “People with migraine are looking for non-drug treatments, and this new device is easy to use, has no side effects and can be conveniently used in work or social settings.” In the...

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