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Apple is investigating steady blood strain monitoring with Apple Watch

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The Apple Watch can read our heart rate continuously throughout the day. This is useful for measuring your overall heart health. Now it seems that Apple is looking to expand the health monitoring capabilities of the Apple Watch as the company is now exploring the potential of continuous blood pressure monitoring thanks to a patent discovered by AppleInsider.

The Apple Watch can currently read blood pressure, but this is done using third-party apps and external devices. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this method, but it is a bit inconvenient because you need to have the external device with you. However, Apple's patent suggests that blood pressure monitoring can be built into the Apple Watch itself and monitor levels without interruption for the user.

This is useful similar to the heart rate monitor, where drastic changes in blood pressure can have different effects on people. By continuously monitoring your blood pressure, a doctor or rescue worker can better understand what is happening to you.

It's hard to tell when this feature will be built into the Apple Watch. So we have to wait and see. Currently, the Apple Watch can also measure EKG and blood oxygen levels on users. There has been talk that Apple is working on a non-invasive method of tracking glucose that could make the device a very powerful tool for monitoring personal health.

Saved in Apple> Gadgets. Read more about Apple Watch, Health, Patent, Smartwatch and Wearable Tech. Source: appleinsider

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