Good Health: Lifesaving fitness tracker

Good Health: Lifesaving fitness tracker


>>Devin: IN “GOOD HEALTH,” SHE BOUGHT A FITNESS TRACK ER TO IMPROVE HER HEALTH BUT IT ENDED UP SAVING HER LIFE.>>Kim: A CRITICAL CLUE THAT LED HER TO SEEK HELP.>>Dr. McGeorge: FITNE TRACKERS COLLECT A LOT OF DATA. IT WAS THE RESTING HEART RATE THAT SOMETHING WAS NOT RIGHT. AFTER RETIRING FROM HER DESK JOB, SHE WANTED TO GET IN SHAPE AND PURCHASED A FITNESS TRACKER. IT’S THE BEST INVESTMENT SHE EVER MADE.>>IT WAS CONFIRMATION THAT SOMETHING WAS SERIOUSLY WRONG.>>Dr. McGeorge: EVERY DAY, IT SAID HER RESTING HEART RATE WAS GOING UP.>>Dr. McGeorge: SHE MONITORED IT FOR A FEW WEEKS AND THEN IT SPIKED TO 140 BEATS PER MINUTE.>>I CALLED THE AMBULANCE BECAUSE I KNEW AT THAT POINT THAT IT WASN’T GETTING ANY BETTER, AND I REALLY NEEDED TO GET SOME HELP.>>Dr. McGeorge: AT THE HOSPITAL, THEY FOUND A BLOOD CLOT IN BOTH OF HER LUNGS.>>IT’S SECOND CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES.>>Dr. McGeorge: IF SHE DIDN’T COME IN THAT DAY, SHE MAY NOT HAVE SURVIVED.>>THIS DEVICE WORKED FOR HER TO SAVE HER LIFE.>>Dr. McGeorge: AFTER A CLOT-BUSTING PROCEDURE, HER HEART QUICKLY RETURNED TO NORMAL AND SHE IS GRATEFUL TO DR. LEE AND HER FIT BIT WHICH SHE WEARS EVERY DAY. SHE HAD SEEN A DOCTOR ABOUT HER SYMPTOMS AND WAS BATTLING A

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