New Breakthrough in Headache and Migraine Prevention
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved the NTI Tension Suppression System (NTI) as a drug-free alternative to reducing headache pain and migraine-related episodes that affects 28 million Americans. This safe and effective device is simple to use, requires no surgery and has no side-effects.
Patients affected by headaches and migraines generally tend to contract their temporalis muscles 14 times more intensely during sleep than those who are unaffected, resulting in pericranial tenderness (muscle tenderness of the scalp). The NTI is a dentist fabricated, custom made device fitted to a patient's front teeth and worn while sleeping. While in place, the NTI reduces neuromuscular activity (jaw clenching) by preventing any contact between the back molar or canine teeth; thereby reducing migraine headache pain and attacks or preventing them all together.
As Dr. James Boyd, D.D.S describes, this device is innovative because it addresses a contributing source of the problem, rather than just "covering up" the symptoms. Medication simply addresses the symptoms.
In a multicenter trial of the NTI device, 82% of sufferers had a 77% reduction within 8 weeks. Use of drugs, such as Imitrex, was reduced by almost 50% and there were no side-effects and no new pains. With just a single visit to the dentist, everyone can become an ex-migraine sufferer!