Apple is at last promising better sleep tracking for Apple Watch as part of . The updated Sleep app will include a sleep stage function. It will be able to detect the REM, core and deep sleep stages and track those over time.
You'll be able to view your sleep metrics alongside other data, such as heart rate and respiratory rate, in the Health app on your iPhone. Those who participate in the health research program will be able to submit their sleep stage data to Apple Heart and Movement Study researchers.
You'll receive weekly notifications to help you gain a better insight of your AFib frequency. The Health app will show a detailed history, along with information about lifestyle factors that may impact the condition, such as exercise, sleep and alcohol intake. You'll be able to download a PDF that includes your AFib history and lifestyle factors to share with your healthcare professionals.
In addition, Apple is introducing a Medications app for iPhone and Apple Watch to help users keep track of when to take their meds. You can set up custom schedules and reminders for each medication. Users in the US will be able to receive an alert if there are "potential critical interactions" with medications they add to the Health app.
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