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Solving sleep problems with accompanying breathing tool


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EIT Health | Interreg Vlaanderen-Nederland

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One in five adults experience sleep difficulties. A focus on breathing can provide calmness and facilitate falling asleep. Moonbird consists of a handheld device with accompanying application for smartphone. The device measures the user's heart rate via a thumb sensor. Based on the heart rate, the device expands and contracts. It mimics a breathing movement and indicates an ideal breathing rhythm. Adjusting one's own breathing provides a relaxing feeling. The app offers guidance through customised exercises with voice guidance.

Moonbird focuses on people with (in)sleep problems, stress or anxiety.

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