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How do smart watches work the right way? Is it authentic and trustable?

Smart Watches Work

In this advanced world, everyone is in search of a comfort zone and busy in their own world, and following a hectic life routine. Everyone is under the workload. Every coming day has some new challenges for all of us. So automatically people usually take stress in facing these challenges. In this advanced world, there are devices for measuring stress level, especially nowadays it is coming in smart watches which helps you a lot to stay alert about your health condition.

What is stress and why it’s monitoring is important

Stress is a mental condition in which a person faces physical tension which negatively affects his mental health and well-being. It is a normal human reaction of a person when he faces some difficulties or problems in daily life. Stress can cause various health problems such as headaches, high blood pressure, and heart problems If stress conditions remain for a long term, it can cause some serious problems like diabetes, skin conditions, asthma, arthritis, depression, and anxiety.

If we study stress conditions in derail it is due to two main hormones which are

Cortisol

Adrenaline

Both these hormones are secreted by adrenal glands. These two fasten the heartbeat of a person dilated its pupil inhibits digestion and makes the maximum blood flow to muscle and also fasten the glucose metabolism and thus makes a person in stress condition

The WHO defines stress as the “Epidemic of the Twenty-first Century,” which is true in real life. Monitoring your stress level can help you a lot to make your health good.

On what mechanism stress monitoring system works in smartwatches?

A few years back smartwatches use a heartbeat mechanism to monitor stress levels. A sudden increase in a heartbeat was considered to be stress. But it cannot be taken as authentic because the heartbeat can be increased due to other reasons like having a workout session.

Nowadays most watches use Heart Rate Variability (HRV) technology to detect stress levels. HRV is where the amount of time between your heartbeats fluctuates slightly. These fluctuations can indicate coronary heart situations, fitness issues, and mental health issues like stress and anxiety. High HRV is taken into consideration as accurate while the low is a sign of Stress

Some watches with premium quality use sensors to detect stress levels. Like some watches use Electro Dermal Activity EDA sensors for monitoring stress. EDA detects the electrical characteristics of the skin using methods like Skin conducting response (SCR), and skin potential (SR). It can also detect electrical changes through our sweat on the skin.

How Smart Watches can help you to stay away from stress?

Whenever you became under stress condition smartwatches will notify you and in this way, you will stay aware of your health condition and you have to stay calm. Some premium smartwatches also offer you respiratory exercises mode This feature will help you relax your body and eventually brings down the strain level.

You can also do some other activities under stressful conditions like have some deep breathing, drinking water, and watching some good content so that you can calm your mind

Can the stress monitoring system of Smart Watches be trustable?

As the technology is becoming advanced day by day, smartwatches also use these modern features like HRV and EDA. Most watches use HRV technology because it is within budget and not EDA due to its cost factor. HRV technology can give you about 90 percent accuracy in stress monitoring. That’s why smartwatches can be reliable for the health factor.

If we talk about some popular and reliable smart watches for stress monitoring then we can consider watches like

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 

Apple Watch Series 7

Fitbit sense

These smartwatches give you accurate and more reliable sensors that help you a lot in your daily life.

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