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A 28-year-old male asked:

Is there a way to biologicaly measure stress levels? if so how? samsung s health seems to be able to but i dont know how?

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Dr. Garrett Norvell
Emergency Medicine 14 years experience
Unfortunately not: No lab or vital sign measurement (Samsung just measures your heart rate) can diagnose or measure psychological stress by itself. Heart rate varies quite a lot between individuals and within an individual during different activities, with temperature, with hydration... Best way to diagnose stress is to discuss with a councilor or a physician.
Last updated Apr 1, 2018
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