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59 YO USA Woman Claims Apple Watch Saved Her Life, Alerted Her Of A Heart Problem

January 17, 2023 | by Pragya Dubey

Branded smartwatches are expensive, however, they can prove to be totally worth the price. In one such incident reported from the USA, a smartwatch by Apple helped save a 59-year-old woman’s life. She herself came out to credit the company for saving her life and letting her know at the right time that she is suffering from some heart abnormalities. Well, Apple watches have quite advanced features in them and it also reads a person’s heartbeat and oxygen levels. This is how it detected the severity of the woman’s condition.

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The news was reported from the USA, where a 59-year-old woman identified as Elaine Thompson spoke about this to the media. As per the report, Elaine Thompson had been using the Apple watch since 2022 and one day, she was alerted of a problem with her heart rhythm. Elaine Thompson was immediately rushed to the hospital since she already faced seizures in the past. After a consultation with the doctors, she was prescribed a heart monitor for a week to check the root of this problem. Elaine Thompson was shocked to know the results after a week. The monitor had detected that she flatlined for 19 seconds during her sleep one night, as per the news. The cardiologist further detected an atrioventricular block in her heart after more tests. Post this, a pacemaker was placed in her heart to control the problem. The doctors also termed the problem as a severe one.

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Elaine Thompson believes that it was just because of Apple watches that she was made aware of her health problem, and accordingly, she could decide the course of action. Therefore, it is not wrong to say that some investments might look like a lot at first but during such situations, it always proves to be the best expense ever made. We humans are quite ignorant about our health issues and therefore if require, we might just have to depend on gadgets like these to alert us about health problems.

क्या आपको कोलेस्ट्रॉल है? जानिये नारियल का दूध आपके लिए सही है या नहीं!

Pragya Dubey

Pragya Dubey gives the impression of an introvert, but can kill you with her sharp words. She tries to keep her research spotless, loves to travel, and watch thriller movies. But hates to pen down their reviews!

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