Hillsborough teen: Apple Watch saved my life

“As originally reported by WFTS Tampa Bay News, Deanna Recktenwald’s Apple Watch suddenly notified her that her resting heart rate had hit 190 beats per minute. “I didn’t know what was going on at all and it was just out of the blue,” she said when she saw the wearable’s notification. Recktenwald was at church when she received the notification — certainly not engaging in any intensive physical activity that could’ve spiked her heart rate. Moreover, even if she had been exercising or otherwise exerting herself, a normal resting heart rate falls somewhere between 40 and 100 beats per minute, and 190 is nearly double the upper limit.”

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