Sometimes we can avoid developing a serious disease or prevent worse symptoms from appearing by catching the signals early.
Atrial Fibrillation Monitor What is Atrial Fibrillation? When someone is diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib) it means that their heartbeat is irregular or abnormal. Normally our heart beats at about 70 beats each minute (bpm) and these are rhythmic, like the drumbeat of a song. If you have a normal heart rhythm and you feel […]
Oxygen Saturation Monitor Oxygen: a vital molecule for life Blood transports oxygen all around your body, delivering it to cells that use it for energy. A molecule in red blood cells called hemoglobin is used to hold the oxygen. Red hemoglobin means that it is full of oxygen, so when oxygen levels are being measured, […]
Remote Patient Monitoring Monitoring your health remotely Remote patient monitoring allows your doctor to continue monitoring your vital signs even when you are at home. For conditions with long recovery times or chronic conditions such as asthma, COPD, congestive heart failure or sleep apnea, remote monitoring is a big advantage. Sometimes, you try to schedule […]
Sleep Apnea Are you actually getting a good night’s rest? Sleep is important for maintaining our health, allowing our body and brain to rest and process information from the day. A good night’s sleep happens in cycles, where we drift off from a lighter stage of sleep to deeper stages. REM sleep is the stage […]
Blood Pressure Under (blood) pressure To make its way around your body, blood needs to be at a high enough pressure so that it can flow through the arteries to the smaller blood vessels away from the heart. Like everything in the body, it must be at the right balance. High blood pressure can damage […]