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given heart rate data over 1year with 1Hz time res, what can we learn?

I've been wearing my fitbit charge2 for a bit over a year, of course with small pauses for charging etc. The heart rate is measured with a 1Hz frequency and a resolution of 1. Now fitbit determines ...
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Umbrella terms for field of vision unawareness blindness spectrum conditions?

I would like to know what the name is for the medical condition, whose severity could be categorized by a vision dexterity test possibly related to overall body / hand to object reaction time after ...
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Interesting data from stool/poop

I'm interested in getting personal health data from unusual sources. What are some surprising things you can learn from your stool/fecal material, e.g. regarding: Gut flora Digestive health ...
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Notation for toilet visits

As I have sometimes diarrhea I want to start a habit of documentating my toilet visits every morning. I however don't know how to categories it. Are their notation systems or categorisation scheme ...
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How to find a good (or appropriate) doctor

General case What is the strategy you use to find a good / appropriate doctor? The current ones I know are: Randomness Mouth to mouth Reading online reviews Randomness gives... random results. ...
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Estimating the blood circulation around the epicondyles of the humerus

Decreased microcirculation has been shown to contribute to the lateral epicondylitis symptoms (1). Is there any home medical equipment that a patient suffering from epicondylitis could use to estimate ...
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What user error can lead to a too-low blood pressure measurement?

I was prescribed a medication which can increase blood pressure as a side effect, so I impulsively bought a small home BP measurement unit of the foolproof kind. It is made by a known brand for home ...
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Is there an optimal body fat percentage?

Many digital bathroom scales nowadays include automatic measuring of the (approximate) percentage of body fat. I am aware of some guidelines for percentage of body fat loss, but are there actually ...