A new additional to the #quantifiedself world has appeared via avawomen.com:
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skin temperature – rises about .5F degrees after ovulation
HRV (Heart Rate Variability) – estrogen, progesterone and stress have an impact on HRV.
sleep tracking – light, deep and REM
breathing rate – rate of respiration per minute
movement – accelerometer
perfusion – supplying blood to the tissues – estrogen and progesterone influence profusion
bioimpediance – resistance of body tissues – reproductive hormones impact the skin
heat loss – happens with sleep and might be related to the luteal phase.
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