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What Is Pulse Wave Velocity and How Does It Work?

By Adam Sharp, Dec 7, 2017 12:28:30 PM | pulse wave velocity, aortic pulse wave velocity, aortic stiffness, what is pulse wave velocity, pwv

In June 2016, we published a blog titled Pulse Wave Velocity: What It Is And Why It Matters. In it, we provided an overview of Pulse Wave Velocity (PWV) and explained why it is one of the most

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Are You at Risk for Developing Dementia?

By Adam Sharp, Aug 3, 2017 12:00:00 AM | dementia, alzheimers, cognitive decline, aortic pulse wave velocity, aortic stiffness, iheart internal age, heart health, heart healthy

Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity: A ‘Master Metric’ For Overall Health

It comes as no surprise to most that iHeart is, amongst other things, a tool for assessing risk of cardiovascular disease. What

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Why Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity is The 'Master Metric'

By Dr. Jess Goodman, Jul 14, 2017 12:00:00 AM | master metric, aortic pulse wave velocity, pulse wave velocity, pwv, live longer, aortic stiffness, blood pressure, blood oxygen level, heart wearable, average heart rate, stiffness in the body, internal health

 

Twenty years ago, scientists discovered a measurement with startling implications. This single measurement not only indicates overall health status and predicts lifespan but also shows positive

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Internal Age: How It's Measured & What It Means

By Adam Sharp, May 2, 2017 12:00:00 AM | internal age, aortic pulse wave velocity, pulse wave velocity, aortic stiffness

iHeart is a fingertip device and mobile app that determines a person’s Internal Age in 30 seconds. The purpose of this blog post is to simplify the science behind the readings, to give a better

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Pulse Wave Velocity Explained: Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity (AoPWV) vs. Pulse Wave Velocity (PWV)

By Adam Sharp, Apr 25, 2017 12:00:00 AM | aortic pulse wave velocity, pulse wave velocity, reflected wave, fingertip, internal age, aortic stiffness, iheart internal age

For the past 20 years, research scientists have been measuring Aortic Stiffness as an indicator of a person’s overall health. Not until recently, however, has this technology become available at

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