Health and Wellness Innovations: Top 5 Gadgets For Biohackers
Gadgets have become an integral part of modern life. Lifeloggers use them to track heart rate, steps, menstrual cycles, productivity, water intake, and more.
Biohackers have gone even further. To obtain more accurate and detailed data about their body, they use wearable devices, the capabilities and functionality of which are constantly evolving.
In the previous article, we’ve already talked about what self-quantification is and what gadgets biohackers use to monitor vital signs and maintain good health.
Today we continue to introduce cool devices that can help to track the body data with maximum accuracy.
This gadget will help in fighting migraines. It is placed on the forehead using a reusable self-adhesive electrode and stimulates the trigeminal nerve through the skin. The device produces precise micro-pulses, which helps to get rid of common, episodic, chronic migraine, migraine with aura, as well as headaches of various etiologies.
Cefaly operates in two modes. The first is recommended to be used during a migraine attack. It can help to relieve pain in 60 minutes. The second mode is preventive. Daily 20-minute treatment sessions can reduce the frequency and intensity of migraine symptoms.
Regular meditation can help to relieve stress, improve sleep, increase concentration and even slow brain aging. In addition, such practices have a positive effect on the body, allowing to normalize the blood pressure, eliminate headaches, muscle and joint pains and improve the production of serotonin.
Muse 2 is a personal meditation assistant. The gadget helps to track brain activity using seven different sensors. It also records heart rate, breathing and body movements.
The device is paired with a mobile application. User can choose a method of feedback, a training program, monitor indicators, progress and changes in the psychological state in real time.
Pegasi Smart Sleep Glasses II
Pegasi Smart Sleep Glasses II are smart glasses that are recommended for people with sleep disorders. The gadget affects the light-sensitive cells of the retina, thereby regulating circadian rhythms, accelerating the process of falling asleep and waking up.
The glasses work on the principle of light therapy, which helps to normalize the production of melatonin. It is necessary to use the device for 30 minutes a day for lychnobites, the elderly, those who often fly, and everyone who strives to be successful and wants to unleash their potential effectively.
Whoop is not just another smartwatch or fitness tracker. The gadget does not show the time, does not count steps. This is a bracelet with a heart rate monitor that monitors the state of the body 24/7, measures the level of stress and energy, and gives recommendations for recreation.
The device is equipped with a heart rate monitor, accelerometer, HRV, temperature and skin conductivity sensors. It determines the degree of stress load on the body and its individual permissible value. The bracelet provides information about the reasons for the loss of strength, habits that affect the level of energy, the amount of sleep required and estimates how well the body has recovered after the last workout.
In addition, the device can report illness before the first symptoms appear. For example, the diagnosis of COVID-19 is based on changes in the respiratory rate.
HiMirror is not just a mirror, but a faithful helper in skin care. It helps to regularly monitor all changes, assess the condition of the face and pay attention to wrinkles, redness, blackheads, inflammations and any other minor changes. After analysis, the gadget offers cosmetics to fix existing problems.
A smart mirror examines several metrics: clarity, texture, firmness, brightness, skin health. In addition, the gadget remembers all previous analyzes and procedures, which allows you to monitor your progress.
Nowadays, you can easily find many gadgets to suit your needs, pace of life and interests. It is impossible to engage in biohacking without careful monitoring of the body indicators. Smart devices are made just for this purpose, greatly facilitating the life of modern lifeloggers.
You can learn more about modern gadgets for monitoring the body and optimizing its work at Biohacking Conference Kyiv 2021! The event will take place on November 16.