Good health is the new rich. With so many lifestyle diseases in today’s world, it’s necessary to invest in health gadgets. They help you keep track of your health thus avoiding falling unnecessarily sick. A few years ago, it was almost unheard of to track how many calories you’ve burnt or how many steps you’ve taken in a day. Today, technology has stepped in to ensure that you maintain a healthy lifestyle while alerting you when something is amiss. From smartwatches to blood pressure monitors, here are some health gadgets you should invest in.
Due to pollution, the quality of air has significantly decreased. People should equip themselves with health gadgets to keep the air in their homes cleaner and healthier. Humidifiers help prevent air dryness which can lead to respiratory problems. Using a humidifier reduces the chances of suffering from the flu since the virus doesn’t thrive in humidity. Additionally, you can use essential oils for more health benefits.
- Smart Watch
This is a must-have health gadget for everyone regardless of your health history. It’s recommended to maintain an active lifestyle so as to avoid certain diseases. Smartwatches will help you keep track of your health and fitness. Whether you invest in a high-end or a more affordable brand, most of them come with basic functions like monitoring heart rate, calories, and steps. However, some of the advanced features in more high-end smartwatches include detecting falls, noise warnings, and alerting emergency services.
- Water Purifier
It’s no secret that our water quality isn’t the best. However, for many homes, buying bottled water is a luxury, and most opt to drink tap water since it’s readily available. Such homes can invest in a water purifier which can cost as little as Ksh. 1,000 and ensures that the tap water is safe for consumption. It’s also a necessary addition in all homes since many of us use tap water to cook and wash dishes that can still be contaminated.
- Smart Thermometer
As masks and sanitisers become part of our daily lives, so have thermometers. With COVID-19 still prevalent in most parts of the world, it’s necessary to have a thermometer in the home. Smart thermometers offer more features that allow you to check a person’s temperature remotely through an app. It also makes it easier to monitor a fever with fast and real-time chart analysis. if you have young children, a thermometer is compulsory for the home since fevers can be deadly for them.
- Digital Weighing Scale
Have you ever weighed yourself at the doctor’s office and couldn’t believe how much weight you’ve gained or lost? We’ve all been there. You may want to consider buying a digital weighing scale for your home especially if you’re on a weight loss or weight gain journey. Some come with AI technology and Bluetooth connectivity that helps you monitor your weight remotely. This makes it easier to design a diet and workout plan around it. Additionally, weighing yourself daily makes you more aware of your health.