Parameters - Science Behind Ava

What is HRV?
HRV (heart rate variability) is the variation in the time interval from one heartbeat to the next. It can be used as an indicator of physiological stress. ...
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018 at 1:01 PM
How is my resting pulse rate measured?
Ava measures your pulse rate via optical feedback. The sensor technology is called photopletysmography.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018 at 1:01 PM
How does Ava measure sleep state?
Currently sleep is based on movement detection. During deep sleep the body is at rest and moves very little, while during REM and normal sleep your body typi...
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018 at 1:01 PM
Why isn't my temperature matching up?
Your wrist temperature is lower than your oral temperature but just like your oral temperature, it changes based on your changing hormone levels. Though it m...
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018 at 1:02 PM
What is the difference between skin temp vs. BBT?
Ava measures the temperature at your wrist so it will display a different temperature reading than you would get from an oral thermometer - even so, it is s...
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018 at 10:34 AM
What is breathing rate?
Breathing rate measures the number of breaths you take per minute, also known as the rate of respiration per minute.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018 at 1:02 PM
How is breathing rate related to my cycle?
Several publications have published results indicating that breathing rate is higher in mid-luteal phase compared to the mid-follicular phase. An increase...
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018 at 1:02 PM
Will the breathing rate data be used in my fertility predictions?
Yes! Breathing rate is one of the parameters we're using to fine-tune the fertility predictions.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018 at 1:02 PM
What kind of pattern should I be looking for in my breathing rate?
Breathing rate can vary widely during the course of a normal day because exercise, emotions/excitement, and other factors can all influence breathing rate. ...
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018 at 1:02 PM
How does breathing rate change during pregnancy?
Existing scientific publications suggests that breathing rate tends to remains stable and doesn't change significantly during pregnancy as compared to ...
Thu, 27 Sep, 2018 at 11:29 PM