Could migraine relief come from a connected armband?

Theranica’s Nerivio sends electrical signals to the brain to distract it from the real pain of a migraine. — AFP Relaxnews

Israeli startup Theranica has developed a connected armband capable of significantly reducing the pain caused by migraines. The product is now on sale in the United States, where a new study shows that it can have beneficial effects on certain side effects such as nausea.

The idea behind Nerivio is to relieve the effects of migraine as best as possible, by acting directly on the nervous system. To do this, the wearable device, which is attached to the arm, works on the principle of conditioned pain modulation (CPM), a pain inhibition mechanism produced by the brain when it is confronted with several ailments.

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