How my Apple Watch saved my life!

Written by on September 16, 2015 in Snippets with 0 Comments

I strapped on my Apple Watch and unlocked the iPhone 6, filled the kettle and set it going. And then, for no particular reason, I felt for my pulse on my right wrist. The beat wasn’t right: two regular thumps and then three or four in rapid succession, almost a buzz instead of a beat.

Aware now that something wasn’t right, I tapped the Watch and swiped up to bring up the Heart Rate Glance app. Soon I was in the hospital cardiac unit for observation and treatment.

In short, the Apple Watch and the healthcare apps on it and the iPhone probably saved my life or, at least, saved me from partial paralysis from a stroke. Read the full story here.

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