Outlined below are a number of incredible gadgets that promise to keep you healthier. From a wand that relieves pain to devices that can monitor your vital signs, the below list of health gadgets can all be used with your smartphone or independently. All of them will help you to get fitter, and make your life safer and healthier.
Some of these gadgets can be used to help those suffering from chronic health conditions while others are aimed at those in the medical profession. But either way, these devices have the potential to change or even save your life.
Sanitizing Travel Wand
This wand emits UV-C light via the Monos CleanPod UVC sterilizer. It removes 99.9% of bacteria and viruses that are on all the surfaces we come into contact with daily. This wand is free of chemicals and is small and neat and can fit perfectly into your bag or backpack. Simply swipe the wand over the surface for 30 seconds and it will be germ-free.
Lumen is a portable device that accurately measures your metabolism. This device has a CO2 sensor and flows meter. Connected to Bluetooth this device is able to measure the amount of CO2 in your breath and identify whether your body is running on carbs or fats. The device is able to come up with a nutritional plan, based on your body’s individual needs, and other recommendations concerning sleep and exercise.
Brain Sensing Headband
Muse S has EEG sensors and is a device that monitors brain activity while you sleep or meditate and then sends the data to your smartphone or computer via Bluetooth. This particular device is mainly a sleep tracker so it is tracking how you sleep; how much time you spend in each stage of sleep, your heart rate, and how deeply you sleep. It is made of soft fabric which is comfortable to sleep with.
This device will give you feedback on what is happening in your brain. The purpose of the device is to reduce and manage stress and to help you to be calmer. Along with the device are different meditations and go-to-sleep sessions for you to try and some motivational tasks and rewards. It is hoped that you will be inspired to get more involved in meditation as a daily activity.
This small LG PuriCare Mini Air Purifier is able to eradicate up to 99% of very fine dust particles. It has a battery that lasts up to 8 hours and is small and compact so enables you to carry it with you for use in the car or office. It has a LED display which shows air quality. Controlled by Bluetooth it is very simple use and monitors the environment.
The AliveCor, FDA-approved mobile EKG monitor lets you monitor your heart health whenever and wherever you are. When paired with the app, Karia Mobile, it provides a medical-grade ECG directly to your smartphone. How incredible is that!
Blood Pressure Monitor
The BPM Core monitor combines a simply elegant design with the latest technology. This is a 3-in-1 gadget. It is also able to deliver a medical grade ECG plus it has the ability, due to its integrated digital stethoscope, to identify valvular heart disease. Results will appear immediately.
Medical Exam Kit
The TytoHome exam kit makes it possible to examine yourself, and others, at home. Especially useful during Covid-19. This health gadget pairs with a teleconferencing app which then puts the user in touch with a medical professional for a consultation, albeit remote. The healthcare professional can diagnose and if needed provide a prescription. The device comes with a digital camera and thermometer and a number of other accessories such as an otoscope to examine the ear and a stethoscope to check heart, lungs and stomach.
Self-Cleaning Water Bottle
LARQ is the first self-cleaning bottle on the market. It is made of stainless steel and cleans itself every two hours. Using UV-C-LED light it is also able to purify the water you drink in just 60 seconds. There is also another option called “adventure mode” which you can activate and it provides a three-minute powerful purification cycle for water that needs more cleaning, like water than comes from the river, for example. The device is well insulated to keep drinks cold for as much as 24 hours and hot for 12 hours. The system works with a rechargeable battery that will last for 2 months.
To date, the ScanWatch is the most advanced fitness watch hybrid on the market. Smartwatch designed by Withings, a French company. It incorporates the most up-to-date technology and is able to track heartbeat irregularities and measure blood oxygen dispersion during sleep. It also has the regular health and fitness tracking options that Withings has.
The watch is very comfortable to wear and exceptionally stylish. It comes in two sizes and is said to have a battery life of 30 days and is also water resistant.
Wireless Smart Gluco-Monitoring System is made by iHealth Lab Inc. and is FDA approved to measure glucose levels in the blood. The information is then displayed on your smartphone. A great portable design that is compatible with all Apple devices. You are able to keep track of all your measurements by using the iHealth Smart Gluco app and relay the information to your health physician. It also comes in a carry bad which also includes some testing strips, Lancets, a control solution, and a lancing device.
Trtl’s Clean & Protect Travel Kit is a must these days. Take it with you everywhere, on trips, to school or to work. The kit includes five reusable masks, one bottle of hand sanitizer and a packet of cleaning wipes, both containing 75% alcohol. The KN95 masks promise to filter out 95% of all airborne particles.