Finger Device Tells You How Young You Are On The Inside
iHeart is a small clip than can measure a person's aortic stiffness, which is a key predictor for the development of cardiovascular disease
There’s your actual age, and then there’s your age in a physiological sense—guess which one is more important to your health? According to several studies, those who feel younger than they are tend to live a longer life. That’s why VitalSines Inc., the innovators behind the world’s most accurate internal age reader iHeart, have recently announced that the biological health test is now available on the consumer market.
The company wishes to provide users with the ability to monitor their heart health on their own schedule, further facilitating bodily self-awareness and promoting healthy decision-making.
iHeart gauges a person’s aortic stiffness, which is a key predictor for the development of cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline, and other death-related risks of all causes. When the aorta tightens, the chest and abdominal cavities increasingly stiffen, leading to deterioration in all organ systems. By measuring the stiffness through the user’s pulse through a Bluetooth 4.0-enabled finger oximeter, iHeart provides readings on an accompanying iHeart Internal Age iOS app.
15 years ago, Dr. Jess Goodman, MD, President and Founder of VitalSines Inc., set out on a mission to help the medical world realize the implications of aortic pulse wave velocity on the body’s overall health. The introduction of this technology to the general public now means that getting a reading has dropped from costing several thousands of dollars to a purchase of less than $200—and in just 30 seconds anyone can get accurate, easy-to-interpret readings readily. And with their website incorporated into the toolkit, people can communicate with other users, and find fitness, diet, and lifestyle resources written by wellness professionals to help lower aortic pulse wave velocity and internal age.