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Healthy Today, Healthy Tomorrow

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28

Apps that make your life Healthier


health-apps

Enter symptoms on your mobile phone for diagnosis, order a prescription from the app or the Cydia app, or use your smartphone to check if the food you are buying is healthy.

 

MEDICAL ADVICE APPS

ADA

– Function: Symptom analysis
– For free
– Security: According to Ada, we are working with leading companies, regulators, and industries to ensure a transparent security system. User data is encrypted.

Instead of searching the search engine for the correct illness for your symptoms, you can enter your complaint directly into the Ada app.

TK DOC

– Function: Symptom analysis / Doctor contact
– Cost: Free (TK insured only)

Techniker Krankenkasse has its app to establish personal contact with the medical center. You can contact your doctor by text chat, video chat, email, or phone for acute symptoms or general health tips.

Documents such as photos and X-rays can also be transferred with the app.

This app is especially suitable for assessing a wide range of illness and dosing questions.

SPECIAL APPS

TINNITRACKS

– Function: Tinnitus therapy
– Cost: Free Trial, Full Version € 19 / Month (Some Health Insurance Covers Costs)

Anyone suffering from tinnitus can choose between basic and neurological treatments and the app You can get treatment through. Basic treatments teach coping strategies in various lessons.

In Neurotherapy, Tinnitracks adapts your own favorite music to the frequency of individual tinnitus. If you listen to optimized music for 90 minutes a day, you need to get rid of tinnitus after 12 months.

To be able to use the app, a prior diagnosis by an otolaryngologist is required to determine the individual frequency of tinnitus.

POLLEN FORECAST

– Function: Pollen forecast
– Cost: Free

Which pollen is flying today? With the pollen forecast app, allergic patients receive an up-to-date overview of where pollen goes in Germany. The current forecast for the next 7 days is also displayed.

Data are available for 15 allergen plants and are updated 3 times daily.

Personal burdens can be recorded with the help of a pollen diary.

NUTRITIONAL APPS

CODE CHECK

– Function: Nutrition check
– For free

How much salt, fat, and sugar do foods contain? Code checking makes it easy to scan products in supermarkets. Nutrient lights indicate whether the value is in the healthy range or in the fairly unhealthy range.

At the same time, you can see the sustainability of the product and whether it contains, for example, microplastics or palm oil.

If the product is classified as unhealthy, healthier alternatives are suggested.

It can be used not only for foods but also for cosmetics.

The rating is based on data sources such as the Consumer Advice Center and the California Department of Public Health.

WHAT I EAT

– Function: Nutritional advice
– For free

Developed by the Federal Agricultural Food Authority (BZfE), the Was ich esse app supports the path to a healthy diet.

Users can enter what and how much they ate in a day. The food is then included in the BZfE food pyramid.

Daily or weekly logs provide an overview of how healthy someone is eating and whether they have too much fat or sugar. It’s not about counting calories.

Measured with a hand measure as a partial model.

Daily and weekly logs can be sent directly to the dietitian via email, SMS, or WhatsApp.

 

ANTISTRESS APPS

CALM

– Function: Relaxation and meditation
– Costs: Three free basic meditation trips, a premium subscription of € 15.99 per month The

The calm app will help you relax and find peace after a stressful day. Guided meditation and breathing programs focus on mindfulness and relaxation.
The sleep story is supposed to ensure a good night’s sleep.

Topics discussed include breaking bad habits, gratitude, and forgiveness.
The app offers 7-day and 21-day programs for beginners and advanced users.

ZENIFY

– Function: Mindfulness
– Cost: The first level can be tested for free and additional levels of meditation and mindfulness techniques are available for € 2.29.

Zenify sends push notifications to your smartphone throughout the day. This includes small meditation exercises that can be easily integrated into everyday life.

It is supposed to prevent stress and contribute to relaxation. The interval at which notifications are sent can be individually configured.