This year has made all of us realise that our health should be one of the top priorities in life. With lockdowns still going on in many parts of the country, and gyms and various fitness activities are currently inaccessible, it’s still possible to stay healthy at home. Smartphones have become the most essential part of our lives. You can now use them to access different types of digital health apps that can track and help achieve your fitness goals.
Today, there are a plethora of smartphone apps available from essential ones to motivational ones to keep you happy and hearty. While every smartphone comes with a basic health app like Apple Health or Google Fit, these apps will help you take your health to a new level altogether.
Calm This app is one of Apple store’s top-rated apps for meditation. It has courses, guided meditations, and different types of ambient music ranging from soothing nature sounds to breezy beachy vibes to help you find pockets of calm throughout the day. One of its standout features is their bedtime stories collection voiced over by different celebrities to gently soothe you to sleep.
Sleepcycle With this app, you will no longer wake up tired and groggy in the morning. This app measures your sleep cycle and is designed to help you wake up when you’re experiencing the lightest sleep. You set an alarm with a time when you want to wake up in the morning and the app monitors when you’re in the lightest sleep phase and wakes you up within a 30-minute window of your alarm.
Clue Track your menstrual cycle with Clue, one of the most doctor-recommended free period tracker app built in collaboration with top health researchers. This app helps you track your menstrual cycle, PMS, sexual activity, pills, while its AI-based tracker can predict your next cycle due dates and when you’re ovulating. These apps help women be in greater control of their health and can also help in family planning.
Practo Practo helps you book doctor appointments, search for diagnostic centres, and hospitals thus removing waiting in queues. During the lockdown, they have also started offering online consultations with doctors and five you online prescriptions to better serve your needs.
1mg 1mg is an online pharmacy that delivers all your medicines home. You simply have to upload your prescription, enter the medicines and quantity required and they deliver it like any other e-commerce platform. They have also started offering lab tests and medical devices like oximeters, BP machines, glucose monitors and more.