Every year more than 16 million people suffer a stroke. To reduce the risk of heart problems helps constant monitoring of electrocardiogram (ECG) and blood pressure. Samsung reports that the smart watch Galaxy Watch Active 2 is now officially considered a medical device, helping users to keep under control the condition.
The main cause of stroke is atrial fibrillation. Each year, this dangerous problem is found in 33.5 million people worldwide. No less than 5 million patients, it is diagnosed for the first time. Earlier it became known that the smart watch Galaxy Watch Active 2 received permission from the Ministry of food security and medicines South Korea on the use of tracking blood pressure without any special equipment. Now Samsung announced that such approval was given and measurement of the ECG.
To conduct electrocardiogram is a special app Samsung Health Monitor. According to the company, this allows owners of hours to measure and analyze heart rate, quickly identifying disorders associated with atrial fibrillation. ECG, especially in combination with blood pressure, can provide information about the health of the user and allow him to share the results with your doctor to make more informed decisions and recommendations on lifestyle.
While the timing of the availability of the Samsung Health Monitor function ECG for Russian users is not declared.