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What is Heart Rate Variability
Measurement of the variation in your Heart Rate
A higher number, measured in one one-thousandths of a second, called Milli-Seconds, also displayed usually as a 2 digit number like 20, or 60, etc. with a lower case ms - millisecond, behind the number.
The range is between 5-120 in most cases, the more athletic you are the higher the number will usually be.
The lower the number to more stressed your body probably is.
You can measure HRV with a number of devices: Apple Watch has a Breath app which takes your HRV, but you have to do it manually.
The Whoop wrist tracker measures HRV while you sleep, so does the Oura ring.
The best Daytime HRV tracker you can get today is called the Lief HRV Tracker, you can go to GetLief.com and use promo code VNS10 for 10% off your order.
How does the Vagus Nerve play into this?
The Vagus Nerve is the 10th Cranial Nerve, which splits into two nerves...