Resources to better know yourself and improve your preventive care routine.

Themes : All Body metrics Weight management Blood pressure Heart health

About weight and blood pressure control

Learn more about the benefits of maintaining a healthy weight to prevent or control high blood pressure.

BMI: What is a healthy Body Mass Index

Body Mass Index is a health indicator used to determine whether you’re underweight, a healthy weight, overweight, or obese when your weight is compared to your actual height.

About Pulse Wave Velocity

Pulse Wave Velocity is used by the medical community to help provide a cardiovascular health assessment, and it is usually restricted to a clinical setting.

The thyroid and weight gain connection

The thyroid gland is small, but it can cause huge changes to your body. Learn more about thyroid hormones, see why hypothyroidism can cause you to gain weight.

Body fat percentage: how to interpret and lower, it if necessary

Body fat percentage is defined as the percentage of your body that consists of fat. It includes the total amount of fat in your body, including essential fat and storage fat.

About weight loss plateaus: a common obstacle on your path to weight loss

Weight loss plateaus are a common obstacle for those who wish to lose weight, learn about their causes and how you can train your metabolism to better manage your weight.

AFib: Atrial fibrillation symptoms and diagnosis

AFib may be brief (paroxysmal) with symptoms that come and go. It is thought to be responsible for 30% of strokes and can be detected via ECG measurements.

Body composition 101

Learn about your body composition and its calculation, how it impacts your overall health, and the potential risks associated with an unhealthy body composition.

How can you set realistic weight goals?

Find out which factors to consider before setting a realistic weight goal that allows you to reach your target weight.

ECG, EKG: how does an electrocardiogram work?

An ECG (electrocardiogram) records the electrical activity of your heart and provides information to help detect several life-threatening heart issues.

BIA: about bioelectrical impedance analysis

Learn more about bioelectrical impedance technology (BIA), a widely accepted method used to assess body composition in adults.

Hypertension: detect & control high blood pressure

Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment methods of high blood pressure, the #1 cause of heart disease and stroke.

How muscle mass shapes your health

Muscles are often described as the “engine” of your body’s fat and calorie burning mechanism. Learn about the many ways muscle contributes to good health.

Accuracy in bathroom scales

Learn more about accuracy in scales, as well as the differences between analog and digital scales. Have you heard about the latest features that increase the accuracy in smart scales?

VHD: What are heart valve diseases?

Also called VHD, a heart valve disease is characterized by damage to or a defect in one of the 4 heart valves affecting the hearts in and out blood flow regulation function.