With the New Year off to a good start, what better time of year to get in the habit of tracking your own healthcare? It’s more than just a cliche to kick your health goals into high gear in January, it’s also a smart move for your own wellness. Luckily, it’s easier than ever to get your health in check thanks to the latest and greatest in healthcare tracking.
Take your health on the go with telemedicine, fitness tracking, and so much more. Whether you’re trying to eat better or manage your stress, there’s something for you. Try these apps below to track your healthcare in 2019.
FIIT is changing the fitness industry as we know it. Commonly called the “Netflix of fitness apps,” it’s easy to see why it’s so popular. The main feature of FIIT is its interactive classes. These aren’t your run-of-the-mill workout videos. They’re highly produced, engaging, and interactive.
When you sign up for the premium membership, you get your own check strap for monitoring your heart rate. The monitor connects with the FIIT app so you can see your own performance metrics in real-time. Not sure it’s right for you? Start with a free plan to access all trainers and classes across all studios.
MyFitnessPal has long been a favorite when it comes to watching what you eat. It’s easy to use, and it’s synched with popular food brands so you always track your food accurately. Set calorie and workout goals, track nutritional information, and so much more.
It’s also free to use, though you can pay more for additional features like macronutrient information. MyFitnessPal is the most comprehensive app out there for staying on top of your healthy eating without it feeling like a chore.
GenieMD does it all. It first was used as a way for medical professionals to keep track of patient information, but now it’s perfect for consumers as well. It alerts you when it’s time to take medications, tracks your vitals, and stores your health information in case of emergency.
While you should still talk to a health insurance agent about the best health insurance plan for you, GenieMD is a great supplemental app for keeping track of your own health.
Next, Headspace helps the growing number of people with anxiety and other mental health problems gain control of their daily lives. Today, a startling 48.3 million adults in the United States alone have some kind of mental health program, whether that problem is chronic or minor.
Headspace helps users be more mindful and live in the present. It walks you through guided meditation exercises. It’s an essential dosage of calm in a world that just keeps moving so fast. With additional resources and trackers for users, Headspace is a great fit for anyone who struggles to feel their best every day.
Finally, there’s nothing more important than getting a good night’s sleep. For many people, this is downright impossible. With Sleep Cycle, you’re guided through the best night possible. With sleep trackers, sleep analysis, and smart alarms, say goodbye to groggy mornings.
Sleep Cycle has helped thousands of users to wake up feeling better. With it’s tracking tools, it’s possible to see how your sleep has improved over time as well as the best times for you to fall asleep every day. Don’t overlook the power of a good night’s sleep until you try Sleep Cycle for yourself.
Let’s embrace the future of healthcare for what it is: digital. Having a way to take our health and wellness information and resources with us on the go is a valuable innovation. In the future, telemedicine and healthcare tracking are like to become the new normal. How far will this technology take us?