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    This Device Claims To "Switch Off" Period Pain – I Put It To The Test, And Here's What Happened

    A portable machine that's scientifically proven to work? Don't mind if I do.

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    I'm Hanifah, and I have terrrrrible period pain.

    When it comes to pain, I've tried everything I can get my hands on, but when my womb declares war, I'm pretty much bed-bound.

    So, enter Livia – the device that claims to "switch off" period pain through the power of electric pulses.

    So how does it work, I hear you ask.

    First impressions:

    The set up:

    Livia in action:

    My verdict:

    The Livia kit is currently 60% off at £79.99, and has a 60-day money back guarantee.

    Livia is FDA and CE approved, which means it's met safety standards in both the USA and Europe. You can get it here.