Category: Health

How to Set Apple Watch to Notify High Heart Rate

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Did you know that Apple Watch can notify you if you’re having an abnormally high heart rate? This is a health feature that’s not enabled by default, but it’s pretty easy to set up and use.

Apple Watch is a smartwatch that emphasizes on health features. With the internal sensors on your Apple Watch, it is able to keep a check on your heart beat and detect irregular rhythm that may be atrial fibrillation. This is detected from on a number of readings that are taken each day.

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How to Measure Blood Oxygen Level with Apple Watch

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Did you know that your Apple Watch can be utilized as a pulse oximeter of sorts? That’s right, you don’t have to spend extra money on a separate device to get blood oxygen data. This is a feature on the newer Apple Watch models, and it’s pretty straightforward to use too.

For those who aren’t aware, a pulse oximeter is a device that’s used to determine your pulse rate as well as the oxygen concentration in your bloodstream. This particular device is high in demand these days due to the global Covid pandemic, but if you have an Apple Watch Series 6 or…

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How to Reset Fitness Calibration Data on Apple Watch

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Is your Apple Watch not accurately tracking your morning walks, workouts, and other fitness activities? This is something that can be resolved by resetting the fitness calibration data on your Apple Watch. This is pretty easy to do.

When you start using a new Apple Watch while walking or running outside, it automatically begins to calibrate the accelerometer by learning your stride length at different speeds. This goes a long way in making sure your activity data such as distance traveled and calorie calculations are accurate. However, if the calibration…

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How to Enable Headphone Notifications on Apple Watch

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If you purchased an Apple Watch mostly to keep track of your activity, fitness goals, and health, you may be interested in this new health-oriented feature that aims to keep your hearing in check.

With modern versions of watchOS, Apple has added an option called Headphone Notifications. What this feature basically does is send you a notification if you’ve been listening to loud audio for a long time via connected headphones. This is done by comparing your headphone usage with the 7-day audio exposure limit. The moment you exceed this limit, you’ll receive a…

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How to Take an ECG on Apple Watch

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One of the most interesting health features of the newer Apple Watch models is the ability to record ECG right from your wrist. For those who aren’t exactly aware, ECG, or Electrocardiogram, is a test that’s used to determine your heart rhythm by recording the timing and strength of electrical signals that make the heart beat. Apple Watch is already the best smartwatch out there, and the various health features are certainly an added bonus.

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How to Get Started With Apple Fitness+

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Apple is all about the three Ss these days: subscriptions, services, and saturation (for its new iMacs, at least). And while you can hardly blame the company for wanting to diversify its revenue, it can sometimes feel like there’s just a lot to buy from Apple—with a recurring monthly payment, that is. However, you…

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How to Adjust Your Sleep Schedule on iPhone

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Do you make use of the built-in sleep scheduling feature on your iPhone? Although it helps you prioritize your sleep, not everyone has a fixed sleep schedule. So, if you’re trying to change your current schedule to make sure your alarm doesn’t go off at the wrong time, we got you covered.

For those who aren’t aware, Apple added a customized sleep schedule feature to the Health app with the release of iOS 14. As mentioned above, most users don’t adhere to the same schedule for long. More often than not, you may want to wake up earlier than usual for an…

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How to Use Apple Watch to Track Sleep

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Did you know that your Apple Watch can now track your sleeping patterns? Although a lot of people don’t wear their smartwatches during their sleep, you may consider wearing your Apple Watch now that a whole new sleep tracking feature has been added.

With watchOS 7 and newer, Apple includes a whole new Sleep app for the Apple Watch and it’s intended to work in tandem with the Health app on your paired iPhone. While the sleep mode feature in iOS tries to determine how well you sleep depending on how much you’re using your iPhone during bedtime, the Apple…

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How to Share Medical ID During Emergency Calls from iPhone Automatically

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The Medical ID feature of iPhone has been a part of the Health app for years now, but now it’s potentially even more useful, by allowing users to automatically share their Medical ID while making emergency calls from their iPhones.

Built into the Health app, Medical ID is primarily used to keep a record of your medical conditions, medications you use, allergies, blood type, and more. With iOS 13.5 or newer, Apple made it so that every time you contact an emergency service like 911, your device will automatically share your medical information with the person…

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How to Challenge a Friend to an Apple Watch Activity Competition

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Want to get competitive with your Apple Watch? You can challenge a friend, family member, coworker, or anyone else with an Apple Watch to an activity competition!

Competition is always a good way to spur people on to achieve a goal, and that’s most definitely the case in terms of exercise. Sure, you can compete with yourself, set fitness goals, and gain your own achievements but competing with a friend adds some much-needed spice. And you can do it all from your Apple Watch.


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