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Measuring Aortic Stiffness May Be the Key to Living Longer

By Sarah Goodman, Feb 12, 2019 11:25:59 AM | heart health, heart healthy, pulse wave velocity, health technology, arterial stiffness, biological age, cardiovascular age, longevity

More than ever before, individuals in our society are preoccupied with looking young. We can see it through the billions of dollars spent on cosmetic surgery each year, and splashed throughout the

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Nokia To Sell Back Pulse Wave Velocity Smart Scale To Withings

By Adam Sharp, May 3, 2018 12:13:12 PM | pulse wave velocity, aorta, nokia, withings, body cardio, smart scale, digital scale, sell back

Yesterday morning, the internet blew up with the news that Nokia would be selling its health division back to Withings; the company that they initially purchased in 2016 as part of their expansion

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Pulse Wave Velocity Feature Removed From Body Cardio Scale

By Adam Sharp, Jan 25, 2018 1:46:21 PM | pulse wave velocity, scale, nokia, withings, body cardio, alternative

On Monday morning, users of Nokia’s Body Cardio scale were the recipients of a jarring email. It was announced that the scale, which tracks pulse wave velocity (PWV) and other health statistics

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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 stiffness, pwv, aortic pulse wave velocity, what is pulse wave velocity

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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How It All Began - The Story of iHeart and Aortic Stiffness

By Sarah Goodman, Oct 25, 2017 10:28:31 AM | heart health, heart healthy, pulse wave velocity, cardiovascular health, heart disease, health technology, internal age, heart wearable

Who would have thought a promise to a Taoist Monk would be the beginning of development of a product that is used in over 60 countries around the world to help people improve heart health and live

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Life Unfiltered

By Dr. Jess Goodman, Aug 18, 2017 12:00:00 PM | pulse wave velocity, aortic stiffness, spinal stiffness, aorta, core mobility, stiff, spine, life, unfiltered, lifespan

Let me introduce you to yourself

Forget blood tests, scans or checkups. It turns out that all of life can be summed up with one simple measure: Core Mobility.

About twenty years ago, medical

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Why Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity is The 'Master Metric'

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

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 | pulse wave velocity, internal age, aortic stiffness, iheart internal age, aortic pulse wave velocity, reflected wave, fingertip

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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iHeart Success Story: Gisele, 36

By Sarah Goodman, Nov 17, 2015 12:00:00 AM | pulse wave velocity, internal age, recovery, featured user, testimonial

Gisele from Toronto, Canada

Actual Age: 36 / Internal Age: 45

Gisele works as a pharmacist in Toronto. About a year ago Gisele started using the iHeart System to help her keep on track of her

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