Updated: April 25, 2023
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by Vlad Shvets
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Is my iWatch considered a wearable medical device for Heart Rare Variability?

Short summary:

  1. Make sure your Apple Watch is paired with your iPhone.
  2. Open the Health app on your iPhone.
  3. Tap the "Browse" tab located at the bottom right corner of the screen.
  4. Select "Heart" from the list of options.
  5. Tap on "Heart Rate Variability" to see your HRV data.

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You can monitor your heart rate using your iWatch by going to Health app on your iPhone paired with your watch
Although you can monitor your heart rate I would recommend getting a specialized medical HRV device

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My cardiologist is writing a prescription to monitor if I need a pacemaker

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Got it, in that case, you can use your Apple watch to monitor your heart rate.
To track HRV follow these steps:

  1. Open the Health app on iPhone
  2. Tap the Browse tab in the bottom right corner
  3. Now choose Heart
  4. tap on Heart Rate Variability

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