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Stress Check

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Applications | Comments Off on Stress Check

Stress Check

Stress Check from Azumio  is pretty simple. It uses the camera on your phone to take your pulse and then analyzes the variability of your heart rate to calculate your level of stress. Research evidence increasingly links high heart rate variability to good health and a high level of fitness, while decreased HRV is linked to stress, fatigue and even burnout. Algorithms used to analyze HRV follow recommendations of European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE). A number of studies have shown that HRV is an important indicator of...

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