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May 8, 2007

Pulse Ring


It's amazing to me, how the once-bulky — and pricey — chest strap + wrist apparatus has now been taken down to ring size affordable by the woman or man on the street.

From the website:

    Heart Monitor Ring

    Heart monitor ring tracks heart rate during exercise and daily routines.

    Not bulky like oversized arm monitors.

    FDA-approved unit features stopwatch, continuous heart rate display (30-250 beats per minute), a maximum/minimum heart rate target zone and ten hour count-up timer.

    Battery included.

    Plastic and metal.

    2" x 1-1/4" x 2".


So great: next time you have to give a presentation you can quantitate just how badly you're freaking out.


May 8, 2007 at 09:01 AM | Permalink


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I'll take it--'cause its a lot better than those stupid pager monitors cardiologists make you wear.

Posted by: adin | May 22, 2007 4:45:24 AM

Yeah, what Skipweasel said. Having haid various and sundry (and often terrifying) episodes of constant PVCs and PAT and occasional V-tach and all that other colorful heart jargon stuff since my late twenties, the last thing I'd want to do is keep a constant check on the damn thing. Just thinking about it, it speeds up. And having taken propranolol since then, unsuspecting folks who take my pulse for whatever reason usually freak a little, since it's usually around 42. But then I never made any claims about being normal.

Posted by: Flautist | May 9, 2007 11:27:18 AM

What's so hard about counting one's pulse? Oh, I forgot, most of you don't have fistulas with resounding pulses and have to feel for your pulse in your wrist. So sad. :).

Posted by: Alison | May 9, 2007 12:47:24 AM

I wonder how much worrying about your heart-rate puts up your heart-rate.

Posted by: Skipweasel | May 8, 2007 4:33:54 PM

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