Did you know smartphone-enabled or connected hi-tech health products are FSA eligible? Learn about popular items with your FSA for cold & flu season.
Did you know smartphone-enabled or connected hi-tech health products are FSA eligible? Cold & flu season is no laughing matter. While you can do your part to ward off illness by eating healthyand exercising, some illnesses strike when you least expect it. Thankfully, much of the technology you can find in your doctor's office is now available in at-home devices that can help you better treat illnesses and share vital information with your physician. Best of all, they're FSA eligible!
Let's explore some of the best hi-tech health products:
It was only a matter of time before a smartphone-enabled thermometer was developed! This device has the added advantage of a free app that records time-stamped fever readings, and symptoms for various members of your family. This is especially handy when discussing an illness with your doctor!
If you're looking for a thermometer with a bit more utility, CliniCloud is your answer! This device and accompanying app for your smartphone combines a thermometer and stethoscope into one connected medical kit that can integrate readings from the two devices through the use of infrared technology with Bluetooth connectivity. You can even take your little one's temperature while he/she is sound asleep! And of course, the CliniCloud app logs all of your readings to easily share with your doctor.
Avibrating pain relief mask is a great, drug-free option to fight a sinus infection or another ailment this winter. These subtle vibrations provide gentle compression to enhance blood circulation and aid in pain relief. The mask blocks out light while still allowing the skin to breathe and can even be placed in the freezer to provide cooling relief.
If you have a newborn or toddler at home, taking his/her temperature can be a trying experience.The TempTraqBluetooth thermometer is such an amazing advance in home health care. This wearable thermometer patch is placed under the arm to continuously monitor body temperature. And, itcan also provide convenient alerts on a compatible smart device.
TENS units, which stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, treats chronic pain issues. A TENS unit can treatosteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, and muscle/joint soreness pain, or acute pain from a cold or flu. TENS machines block pain signals along pathways to the brain, thereby reducing the body's pain response. These devices have a wealth of potential uses.