It sounds crazy, if not a little funny, but some health experts say that a newfangled pantyliner--actually an electronic device that attaches to your underwear--might help you beat the once-a-month cramps and other period-related aches and pains. Details...
The Daily Mail recently reported that an estimated 75 percent of women suffer from period pain. One in five have such severe pain around the time of their period that it interferes with daily life.
Enter an unusual new product called Allay (not to be confused with the diet drug, Alli).
Reports the Mail: "It is roughly the size of a saucer and consists of a metal loop covered in cloth. The loop is attached by wires to a small battery-operated control unit which contains a computerized microchip. Both the loop and the device are held in place by the elastic of the woman's underwear."
So what does it do? Turn it on, and the device starts sending tiny electromagnetic currents into your body--enough, say theRead More »from Weird Health: Could an Electronic Device in Your Underwear Zap Period Pain?