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Post by Guest on Wed 13 Apr 2016 - 13:08

There’s nothing worse than crippling period cramps. Thankfully, this could soon be a thing of the past as a group of womb warriors (read: scientists) have invented a device which claims to “switch off” period pain entirely. The gadget, called Livia, is currently being crowdfunded on Indiegogo where it has surpassed its target of $50k by a long shot. (As it stands, it has reached $95k.)

The device, which can reduce pain almost immediately, works by stimulating nerves and blocking the pain from passing to the brain.

Pulse stickers are applied to where pain is felt. Users can then turn the device on and adjust the intensity depending on the level of pain.

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/how-to-get-rid-of-period-pain-livia-device_uk_570e4e49e4b0b84e2e71ae77?utm_hp_ref=uk

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Post by eddie Reilly on Wed 13 Apr 2016 - 13:36

There's already a device that does exactly this (it wasn't marketed for period pain but pain in general)

It's called the TSE machine. Works the same kind of way and has been around for years.
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Post by Cass on Wed 13 Apr 2016 - 22:34

Never ever worked for me. Nothing does apart from passing out.
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Post by nicko on Wed 13 Apr 2016 - 22:41

Had one for years, works off a small 9v battery. Called a TENS,never worked for me!
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Post by eddie Reilly on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 2:05

You're both talking about a TENS machine
I'm talking about a TSE machine
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Post by Miffs2 on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 2:51

Cass wrote:Never ever worked for me. Nothing does apart from passing out.
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Post by Miffs2 on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 2:52

eddie wrote:You're both talking about a TENS machine
I'm talking  about a TSE machine
TENS they give you when pregnant, didn't work!
What machine do you mean Edds?
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Post by eddie Reilly on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 5:36

They were made by Acticare but the site isn't up and running anymore? Just checked

Google Acticare TSE machine - you can read testimonials and it literally helped a few people I know with back pain - this was about 7 years ago, they've been around ages.

Works the same way as the one didge has mentioned in the OP
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Post by eddie Reilly on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 5:37

http://www.bodykind.com/pdf/Acticare_TSE_manual.pdf
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Post by Guest on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 5:43

If you read pages 5 and 6 Eddie, it's a TENS machine but you use it differently to supply TSE.  Daughter had a tens machine, didn't do a bit of good, although I know it works for some people.

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Post by eddie Reilly on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 8:39

My other half had one and we also had a tens machine and they were completely different sassy.

The tens sends pulses and TSE sends like little spikes or electrical shocks - can't explain it but they're different

Going to try and show you
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Post by eddie Reilly on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 8:41

http://www.acticare.com.au/home/about/TSEvsTENS.asp

The pads were different abd the price was completely different too!
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Post by eddie Reilly on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 8:44

If you go on Amazon (we didn't buy ours from Amazon but Acticare directly) the only thing that comes up is this when you put in TSE unit

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Acticare-TENS-Relief-Treatment-Machine/dp/B0012KVTHK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1460641386&sr=8-1&keywords=TSE+unit


If you put in TENS you'll see the difference in products and prices
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Post by Guest on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 9:44

I might have to give it a try for my knee!

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Post by eddie Reilly on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 9:59

All I can say is it worked
I read an articles about it once and we bought one and it worked

It's an accumulative thing so go on it religiously

Any questions just ask X
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Post by eddie Reilly on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 10:01

Or even better, try Bowen Therapy - it's a manipulation of tissue and is fantastic

Above and beyond excellent

Bear Ghrylls had it for his broken back and swears by it
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Post by Guest on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 10:01

Thanks Edds, my knee is so painful these days and I really don't want another operation!

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Post by Guest on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 10:02

Bowen therapy won't work on my knee, because the cartilege is badly damaged from a fall, manipulation will make it worse.

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Post by eddie Reilly on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 10:07

Sorry I worded it wrong and it's just for people like you

Recipients are generally fully clothed. Each session typically involves gentle rolling motions along the muscles, tendons, and fascia.[11] The therapy's distinctive features are the minimal nature of the physical intervention and pauses incorporated in the treatment.[12] Proponents claim these pauses allow the body to "reset" itself.[3]


Look it up and Look at testimonials

They can also "cure" or "help" fertility too - not that you require that lol
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Post by Guest on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 11:30

sassy wrote:Thanks Edds, my knee is so painful these days and I really don't want another operation!

My 79 yr old neighbor guy ridiculed my 'TOMMYCOPPER' gloves and knee sleeves...but his wife finally ordered him one for this past birthday --- he walked over yesterday and apologized for his attitude and is doing so much better. Razz

I'm not quite understanding the entire why or how; but they work...I was having such horrid hand cramps while trying to drive - glove took care of that issue/had horrible knee joint pain since my condition got worse --- son gave me 2 knee sleeves and I'm now needing another pair --- I've worn them out but was able to decrease the amount of hydrocodone {500 mg pain tablets}
  https://www.copperfitback.com/?mid=6790135 

Menstrual Cramp Pain; we were told to do lay down and do stomach crunches and touch your toes rapidly as much as you could stand {circa early 60's}...we didn't have all of the OTC meds and muscle stimulations {tens units} that they have now...we just had to do some serious deep muscle exercise to relieve those cramps and it works too.

Tens Unit; mother was prescribed one due to her nerve damage and constant muscle spasms while confined to her bed --- we'd both used one before for our migraine/tension headaches but it was a $29.95 cheap Iqia unit that ran off of a 9volt battery. 
Medicare purchased her 10's Unit because PT {physical therapy required it} it's mega wattage and has deep muscle settings and settings that just help move surface blood vessels --- aided in keeping blood moving and avoiding atrophied muscle to bone issues.  They work if used properly.

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Post by Cass on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 14:03

Miffs2 wrote:
Cass wrote:Never ever worked for me. Nothing does apart from passing out.
Gin dahlink, gin!

I wish...Gin would just make me throw up more...I have some Valium from the docs it gets that bad. I slug a few, drink a glass of wine and I'm on my way.
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Post by Lord Foul on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 14:05

have a hysterectomy????
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Post by Syl on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 14:33

I hope when a thread about penile envy or premature ejaculation comes up the females of the forum will have lots of advice to give. Razz
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Post by Lord Foul on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:25

I have no doubt they will..... Razz
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Post by Guest on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:29

Depend on it Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Twisted Evil

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Post by Cass on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:29

Lord Foul wrote:have a hysterectomy????

since you asked...I did have a little op done....takes care of the bleeding but not the other stuff ALLRIGHT SO SHUT UP FUR FACE
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Post by Cass on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:29

Syl wrote:I hope when a thread about penile envy or premature ejaculation comes up the females of the forum will have lots of advice to give. Razz

oh hell yes
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Post by Syl on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:30

Good....cos I have a theory about.....Oh, .better wait till a thread is started.
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Post by Guest on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:30

Cass wrote:
Lord Foul wrote:have a hysterectomy????

since you asked...I did have a little op done....takes care of the bleeding but not the other stuff ALLRIGHT SO SHUT UP FUR FACE

lol! lol!



And I had a hysterectomy for cancer and had terrible problems after!

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Post by Guest on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:31

Syl wrote:Good....cos I have a theory about.....Oh, .better wait till a thread is started.

Oh go on, we won't mind lol

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Post by Lord Foul on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:32

FUR FACE......

FUR FACE????

oh all right then

even me daughter calls me "bush mush" Rolling Eyes

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Post by Cass on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:34

Lord Foul wrote:FUR FACE......

FUR FACE????

oh all right then

even me daughter calls me "bush mush" Rolling Eyes


you do realize that from now on that is how you will be known.

Lord Bush Mush

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ARISE SIR BUSH MUSH lol

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Post by Syl on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:40

sassy wrote:


ARISE SIR BUSH MUSH lol

Err....I think he misinterpreted your meaning.
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Post by Lord Foul on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:40

my daughters idea of "creative photography"
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Post by Guest on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:53

Love it!   But it's too young for you Razz

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Post by Lord Foul on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 15:58

pffffttt...

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Post by eddie Reilly on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 16:08

Are you over 100 Vic?
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Post by Lord Foul on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 16:09

double pffft to you eddie.....
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Post by Guest on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 16:09

His beard is lol

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Post by eddie Reilly on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 16:20

Okay soz, are you over 97, Vic?
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Post by eddie Reilly on Thu 14 Apr 2016 - 16:45

Well you can still raise your arm in the old man "Grrrrrr!" so you must be about 94 then
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