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D.W. (KENKOU) 29. April 2016

What is Stress?

Stress is a syndrome, that was discovered and named by the Austrian-Canadian physician Hans Selye. He described stress as a diverse physiological adaptation to inner and outer influences. In its first stage stress is a sign of mobilization of the defense forces in …

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D.W. (KENKOU) 29. April 2016

Heart Rate Variability

Your adaptability to stress is determined by your heart rate variability (HRV). The HRV is measured by the variation in the beat-to-beat time interval of your heart. A good balance of sympathetic and parasympathetic activity in your nervous system makes for a …

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D.W. (KENKOU) 28. April 2016

Stress Facts: Heart Rate Histogram

What is a Heart Rate Histogram? The heart rate histogram is part of the personal analysis within the KENKOU Stress Guide  app. It shows the frequency of heart rate intervals within a given time (e.g. a breathing exercise or a measurement). The highest peaks …