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There’s A Phone APP For That?

There’s a phone APP for that?

Living off the grid is no longer an option for many of us who rely on the latest electronic gadget to keep track of everything we do. We can’t put our smart phones or computers down without getting an update on the latest changes for our electronic systems.

But what most of us don’t realize is that we have come a long way in how we process information and how to use what twenty-first-century technology gives us to promote good health and well-being.

Why is there an APP for your period?

In the old days, a woman’s menstrual cycle was an estimated guess. We stuck pads or tampons in our purse never knowing if our period was coming while we’re   at the beach, in a restaurant or on a date. Those surprise visits are long gone… fast-forward to today with cell phone APPS that help track your periods for you! This amazing advancement could also be a great tool for those young women who are starting on their journey to womanhood and want to be informed and prepared.

How does it work?

You may have to get a tech-savvy teenage girl to show you how these applications work, but what a unique way to help teach you about your menstrual cycle. There are various period tracker apps on the market according to MedicalNewsToday that allow you to:

  • Help you get to know your own body and cycle
  • Observe any symptoms such as mood swings or headaches that may come during a certain phase of your cycle
  • Can help you identify any changes to your menstrual cycle that may be an indicator of potential health issues
  • It can also tell you when you are most fertile if you are avoiding pregnancy or want to become pregnant
  • Some app trackers will also record your exercise, health and fitness routines for you.
  • There are models that will even send you reminders of your upcoming period

How to get on track?

  • There are many types on the market today so you will want to do your homework first before putting it on your smartphone or other electronic devices
  • Be sure that your APP is password protected to keep your information private
  • It’s also important to research if you want to use it for tracking your period, ovulation or spotting any menstrual problems or health and fitness.
  • If you are interested in using a period app tracker be sure to talk with your doctor about the right medical app for your healthcare needs.

The future holds endless possibilities for good health, and this may be the first step in many new medical amenities to come your way!

 

 

 

Educational Resources:

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320758.php

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/clue-period-menstrual-tracker/id657189652

https://monthlygift.com/blog/period-guide/10-awesome-benefits-period-tracking-app/

 

The information on this site is intended to raise awareness and understanding of specific health issues. It should not be used for diagnosis or a substitute for health care by your physician.

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