Live a heart-healthy life and prevent a heart attack - everything you need to do this can be found in the HerzFit app. Also do the special risk test. The app was developed by the German Heart Foundation, the largest patient organization for people with cardiovascular diseases, together with the Techniker Krankenkasse, the German Hypertension League, the German Heart Center Munich and the Technical University of Munich as well as DigiMed Bayern.
With the app you can record your physical activity as well as important health values. These include, for example, blood pressure, heart rate, LDL cholesterol, weight and long-term blood sugar with a daily display and history. Regularly and automatically recorded values such as the daily steps taken or the resting heart rate from Apple Health can be transferred and synchronized.
With the integrated risk calculator developed by heart experts, you can also determine your heart age and how high your risk for cardiovascular diseases is.
To increase motivation for a healthy lifestyle, you can define personal goals in the app. With the help of practical tips on healthy nutrition, quitting smoking, coping with stress and more exercise, you will be able to achieve them better.
In addition, the app offers a wealth of knowledge about heart health in the form of descriptive texts, all of which have been checked by independent heart specialists, supplemented by videos and podcasts - always ready on the phone if questions arise (e.g. how can you prevent palpitations or atrial fibrillation yourself What is important to know about the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases?). You will learn everything you need to know about preventing heart disease and a heart attack.
Regular news will also inform you, for example, about current studies, heart-related campaigns and much more.
The app advantages at a glance:
- integrated cardiac risk test
- all important measurement and laboratory values for heart health can be recorded
- Progress control (day, week, month, year)
- available for free for everyone
- Synchronization with Apple Health possible
- Health goals individually selectable and optimisable
- Advisors with up-to-date information about the heart, checked by cardiologists
- News function