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TENS machine being used to simulate the vagus nerve
2014-08-22 03:30:52

Chris Bunting, University of Leeds Stimulating nerves in your ear could improve the health of your heart, researchers have discovered. A team at the University of Leeds used a standard TENS machine like those designed to relieve labor pains to apply electrical pulses to the tragus, the small raised flap at the front of the ear immediately in front of the ear canal. The stimulation changed the influence of the nervous system on the heart by reducing the nervous signals that can drive...

2014-05-05 23:03:25

SweetBeatLifeTM is now available in conjunction with the HealthPatchTM. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Elite athletes, their trainers and weekend warriors striving to reach the next level in their fitness endeavors can now more accurately track and evaluate workouts with the introduction of SweetBeatLifeTM. The latest release of the popular heart rate variability app from SweetWater Health, SweetBeatLifeTM is now available in conjunction with the HealthPatchTM, an advanced...

2014-04-20 23:01:27

Heart rate monitors with recovery assessment, that can measure heart rate variability, are a big key to improving the quality of your training says the Heart Rate Watch Company. The company recently completed a new studied monitors that perform these assessments. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Heart rate monitors are made in hundreds of different models, by dozens of manufacturers, but only a limited few offer heart rate variability and recovery data says the Heart Rate Watch...

2014-02-18 08:31:27

- Innovative sensory device for managing personal fitness and wellness is now available for Android smartphones - SINGAPORE, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to popular demand, Tinke (pronounced tink), the innovative sensory device for smartphones that helps users manage personal fitness and wellness with the touch of a finger, is now available for use on Android, the world's most widely-used smartphone platform. After successfully launching in 2013 for use with iOS devices, Tinke...

2014-01-23 23:24:30

According to Ron Minson, MD, Clinical Director at Integrated Listening Systems (iLs), the manufacturer of the Dreampad, a pilot study measuring the ability of a new product, a pillow which delivers music through vibration, indicates it may help those challenged by stress-related symptoms. Over 80% of those in the study showed a significant relaxation response within 15 minutes of using the pillow. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Preliminary research measuring the effect of new...

2013-11-25 15:03:03

Measurement of heart rate variability (HRV) is a useful method when assessing the role of the nervous system for heart function. Standard reference values for heart rate variability in adults have existed for a long time already, but similar values have not been available for children until now. Children's HRV reference values have not been determined earlier, because heart rate variability from rest electrocardiogram (ECG) recordings has not been studied in sufficiently large population...

2013-11-21 23:27:45

HeartMath announced today that they have launched HeartCloud – an online platform available for their large network of technology products users. HeartCloud adds another rich element to their award-winning HRV products to further enhance the user experience. Boulder Creek, California (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Hundreds of thousands of HeartMath technology products users can now acess a free platform offered by HeartMath called the HeartCloud™. The platform offers gamification features,...

Stressed Women At Risk After HEart Attack
2013-11-20 14:06:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Younger women who are hospitalized after a heart attack have a much higher rate of complications and mortality than men of the same age. A new study from Emory University may shed some light on that discrepancy as researchers have found that women under 50 with a recent heart attack are more likely to have restricted blood flow to the heart, also called myocardial ischemia, during times of psychological stress. The study is being...

2013-09-04 23:28:20

Northeast Nevada Cardiology is creating a new standard for health testing by being the first clinic in Nevada to use a promising new testing device. The medical device made by Critical Care Assessment delivers over 39 standardized tests related to fitness, autonomic balance, and cardiovascular health. Elko, NV (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Critical Care Assessment, a leading cardiology center in Nevada, recently began using a new state-of-the-art testing device designed by medical...

2013-06-13 23:21:35

Health Reviser, the leader in in development of health monitoring heart rate variability (HRV) systems, announced the release of application program interface allowing calculation of HRV reports from RR intervals. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Health Reviser is a company providing cloud HRV applications to allow professional users and consumers to assess and track health, fitness and stress conditions in the body. Before today, Health Reviser was the only application consuming its comprehensive...


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