Digital health & wellness

Digital health & wellness

Withings scanwatch

Withings took a step forward in the digital health space with their new product, the Scanwatch, featured recently at CES 2020 . "ScanWatch is our most ambitious medical tracker and purposely designed to detect the early presence of atrial fibrillation and sleep apnea - two related issues that are extremely common yet largely undiagnosed, despite their known impact on multiple health conditions" declared Mr Letombe, the CEO of the company.

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Digital health & wellness

Calm

There are several very good guided meditation apps on the market. We chose to first introduce you to Calm because we're in love with Tamara Levitt’s hypnotic voice :) If you are more "musical" than visual and you also like sleeping stories, you should give it a try to see if this is for you (you have a free 7-day trial). Setting a daily routine with guided meditation sessions is one of the first steps that you can start with when you want to improve your mental wellbeing.

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Digital health & wellness

Firstbeat

Our heart rhythm is not like a rigid metronome, there are very subtle variations in time between each heartbeat. This is what we call "Heart rate variability" (HRV) . This variation is controlled by the autonomic nervous system that is involved in stress response (sympathetic nervous system) and relaxation (parasympathetic nervous system). Therefore, HRV is a well-recognised and non-invasive marker to measure stress and recovery. Their product is now also integrated in the Garmin watch.

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