It can be tough to keep tabs on your health when you’re constantly on the move, or working round the clock. Not to mention, having to squeeze in family and social activities can make it seem impossible to make time for your personal well-being.
With the advent of technology, we’re now able to keep on top of our wellness needs with just a few clicks of the button. Here are our recommendations of 5 health apps that can come in handy when you need quick help, or if you just want to stay on top of your health.
Take your mind off the hustle and bustle of modern city living for a few minutes each day with mindfulness meditation apps like Calm and Headspace. These apps contain themed sessions, exercises, videos and music to help you manage stress, relax and sleep better.
2. My Fitness Pal
Apps like My Fitness Pal help you keep track of your diet and exercise activities, so you can optimize your calorie and nutrient intake based on your weight or fitness goals. This app allows you to scan the barcodes of packaged food items or search for common dishes to get nutritional information.
Apps like Flo and Clue are great trackers for a women's menstrual cycle. They incorporate AI to give you personalised insights based on your logs. They can help you predict period, PMS and fertile window timings, and you can also learn more about your body patterns such as your mood, pain and cravings.
4. Seconds Pro
For those with busy schedules, this app functions as a HIIT, tabata and interval timer to help keep your fitness on track. It comes with templates and custom timers for interval training, sends you alerts and allows you to choose music options. You can also customise your background display by colour and configuration.
5. Doctor Anywhere
With Doctor Anywhere, you can video consult Singapore-registered doctors within minutes, wherever you are. For travellers, our app is pretty useful if it’s a hassle to find a clinic overseas and you just need quick advice or a second opinion on your ailment. If you’re in Singapore, you can also get your medications delivered to your doorstep after the video consultation. Click here to download our app!