Technology helps you in your daily life – best apps for women

Technology helps you in your daily life – best apps for women

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When our lives get busy, many of us turn to our useful android mobile phones for help. That old one-liner “There’s an app for that,” is really starting to ring true. You can even use apps to help keep track of your health. While these apps cannot take the place of a doctor’s advice, they can help you practice better habits or have a better understanding of what’s going on with our bodies. Read on to learn more about women’s health apps that keep us on track!

MyFitnessPal

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This app provides an integrated approach to weight loss and fitness by keeping track of how much you eat and how much you work out. It then compiles this information and lets you keep track of how many calories you took in and how many you used. It can also give you advice about how much you can eat based on how much weight you want to lose and how much exercise you have time for. After several days, you can see your progress and whether you need to make any further adjustments to your lifestyle.

The Pill

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Do you have trouble remembering to take your birth control pill? Since these pills need to be taken every day at the same time, it’s very easy to slip up. But with The Pill app, you can set an alarm for the same time every day to remind you to take your pill. It even works when your phone is in airplane mode.

WebMD Symptom Checker

 

If you tend to wonder whether you’re coming down with something, then this is the app for you. All you have to do is enter your symptoms and the program will search through a database of conditions to determine what you have. It also gives advice about home treatment and when to see a doctor.

Period Tracker

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With this app, you can count down the days until your next period so you never have an excuse for not planning for it. You can also monitor your symptoms and even see the time when you are most likely to be fertile.

BabyCenter: My Pregnancy Today

 

This comprehensive apps is packed with information about what to expect during pregnancy. It gives you day-by-day updates on the baby’s development, the different symptoms that normally appear, and videos and graphics to help you remember important dates like appointments and specific changes. It even offers a nutritional guide to help you stay healthy while you eat for two. There is also a social component where you can connect with other expectant moms.

What are some of your favorite health apps? Let us know in the comments below!

 

Author: Gloria Lorenzi is an aspiring journalist who graduated in Italy and is currently living and studying in the United Kingdom. She has a real flair for languages and a great passion for technology, which she tries to combine in her articles.

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