Sleep is a part of our daily routine and is as essential to our health and wellbeing as food and water. Despite this fact, many of us fail to get the quality sleep we need to function at our best. Modern smart technologies like the Withings Sleep Mat can help improve sleep quality through detailed analysis of sleep cycles, heart rate, and breathing.
The Withings Sleep Mat is a unique tracker in that it doesn’t require you to wear a device for it to work. Set up is simple and takes just a few minutes. Just plug the mat into a wall socket, and place it under your mattress. The mat needs to be positioned in line with your heart for the best results. Once it is properly placed, the mat is ready to start monitoring your sleep quality.
Sleep quality analysis and reporting are done through the Withings Health Mate app for Android and iOS. The app analyzes sleep quality using several measurements including heart rate, breathing rate, and movements while you sleep. It then provides an in-depth analysis of your night through sleep cycles (deep, light & REM).
You also get sleep scores to help you interpret the data collected during your sleep, along with insights into areas in need of improvement. The sleep score also provides sleep cycle durations, total sleep duration, and interruptions.
With snore detection, the Health Mate app keeps track of breathing disturbances throughout the night. It will alert you if breathing disturbances occur too often and warn you if you’re at risk of more serious health conditions such as sleep apnea.
The bottom line
The Withings Sleep Mat is an alternative to wearable sleep tracking devices. Sleep analysis reports through the Health Mate app give insight into how you can improve the quality of your sleep. Plus, the addition of snore detection and tracking interruptions in breathing can alert users of potentially serious health risks linked to sleep apnea. Priced at only $99, the Withings Sleep Mat is a worthwhile investment for anyone interested in improving the quality of their sleep.
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