The Power of Intentional Breathing and Impact on HRV with Ed Harrold

The Power of Intentional Breathing and Impact on HRV with Ed Harrold

Ed Harrold is an author, inspirational leader, public speaker, coach and educator. Ed’s mastery in the art, science and application of mindful breathing has guided him to apply conscious breathing practices in corporate performance coaching, fitness and athletic training, healthcare training, stress reduction and overall health and well-being.

Dave Korsunsky on Tracking your Health Data to Optimize Your Wellness

Dave Korsunsky on Tracking your Health Data to Optimize Your Wellness

Heads Up Health was founded by a team of health-conscious technology experts on the simple concept that being healthy doesn’t have to be complicated. We saw a world of disjointed medical records, underutilized health tracking technologies and abundant, but poorly managed, health data. We felt that intelligent software could provide the perfect solution.

Based on our belief that well-organized data holds the key to optimal health, we have created a central space where you can manage and explore your own.

Exploring the BASE-R method for training human resilience with Stephen Robinson

Exploring the BASE-R method for training human resilience with Stephen Robinson

In this episode, Stephen Robinson of EVENPULSE joins us to discuss the use of the BASE-R Method training for stress mitigation and improved human resilience for high performers in many industries including police, fire, military, and business. We also talk about the role of HRV in achieving self-mastery and different recovery tactics for stress regulation.

Video Interview: HRV on HVMN

Video Interview: HRV on HVMN

Video Interview on HVMN: Heart Rate Variability fundamentals and using HRV to optimize both health and performance. Tap here to watch on YouTube.

Infographic Time: Age isn’t Just a Number, It’s Yours to Control

Infographic Time: Age isn’t Just a Number, It’s Yours to Control

Everyone ages at different rates. Our “true age” (also “biological age”) actually depends on systemic inflammation: from our lifestyle and environment combining with our genetics. True age represents our capacity for resilience, in tolerating and recovering from the inflammation of life stresses. By increasing this resilience, we could even get younger in true age! It requires frequent tracking of biomarkers like heart rate variability (HRV).

Infographic Time: Is Coffee Bad for You? What Does HRV Say?

Infographic Time: Is Coffee Bad for You? What Does HRV Say?

After many years of study, the health impact of coffee remains mixed. But heart rate variability (HRV) may have a relationship with long-term coffee consumption. A new study of over 15,000 subjects looked at the relationship between coffee consumption and HRV readings.

Mental Health, HRV & Antidepressants with Dan Quintana

Mental Health, HRV & Antidepressants with Dan Quintana

Dan Quintana is a Research Fellow at the University of Oslo and received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Sydney in 2013. His research focuses on the role of heart rate variability, the autonomic nervous system and hormones on mental health. In this episode, we’re going to pick Dan’s brain on the relationship between mental and physical health, autonomic dysregulation, how HRV reflects mental health condition, antidepressants and other interventions.

HRV as an Assessment Tool

HRV as an Assessment Tool

4 steps to effectively use Heart Rate Variability as an assessment tool. Optimizing a treatment or training plan with HRV needs proper planning and preparation.

Case Study: HRV and Chronic Pain and Anxiety

Case Study: HRV and Chronic Pain and Anxiety

Psychological factors can affect physical recovery from injury and back pain. This case study is an example of how we used Heart Rate Variability as a guide towards improving psychological factors and ultimately.

Intra-Reading Rolling Average HRV/HR

The rolling average time interval (i.e. 30s) controls the sample frequency of the rolling average for the chart lines that are labeled “Rolling Avg”.