Pulse vs. HRV

Pulse vs. HRV

What is the difference between a pulse and an HRV measurement? Does a pulse measurement have the same significance as an HRV measurement? What does a pulse measurement say, what does an HRV measurement mean? Definition Pulse Pulse refers to the throbbing of the blood (caused by the heartbeat) on the vessel walls. This is […]

Your dog – your fitness trainer

Your dog – your fitness trainer

If you have a dog, you must go for a walk in all kinds of weather at any time. The dog doesn’t mind the weather. In the rain, wind and snow it’s not always the favorite activity for the dog owner. But it keeps them active. So, it’s obvious that dogs encourage their owners to […]

The use of HRV for stroke detection

The use of HRV for stroke detection

Heart Rate Variability (HRV) is already used in many research areas as a noninvasive method for risk stratification. But what is the connection between the HRV and a stroke? Introduction  EA stroke is now the world’s leading cause of disability and the second most common cause of death after a heart attack. A stroke is […]

Do you know the basics of the heart rate variability?

Do you know the basics of the heart rate variability?

The Heart Rate Variability (HRV) shows how adaptive an organism is. Thereby it represents a meaningful measure of health that can hardly be influenced. A variable heartbeat indicates a good state of health, while a constant heart rate is a warning sign. We can visualize these subtle differences from one heartbeat to the next one […]

Best Practice: exercise intensity from Nicole Schott

Best Practice: exercise intensity from Nicole Schott

We continue with our Best Practice series. Seppi Neuhauser (http://www.trail-of-life.at/) tells us how he used the HRV to check the training intensity of Nicole Schott, who is a figure skater.   Monitoring a normal training routine of Nicole Schott, a figure skater, with the HRV sports Training report: She was measured on a normal training […]

Fasting period – what for

Fasting period – what for

There are many different reasons to fast. One of them often is the desire to lose weight. But what is the Lent before Easter actually for? And what is it used for?   Backround In 2019, Lent begins on March the 6th and ends after 40 days (except Sundays) on April the 20th, it starts […]

Weather sensitivity, a myth?

Weather sensitivity, a myth?

Many people are according to themselves weather-sensitive.   And already the Romans knew: weather changes effect health! Nevertheless, the theory about the phenomenon “weather sensitivity” is controversial. Is it real or not?   But what is weather sensitivity? Weather sensitivity is characterized by the reduction of the threshold of the autonomic nervous system. The affected […]

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