The world is evolving with the advent of technology - you can now book cabs, movie tickets, shop for apparel and even chat with people across the world, right in the palm of your hand.
Apart from all these entertainment options, you can also use mobile apps to help enhance the way you manage your health.
Here is a curated list of our 5 favorite mobile apps that are beneficial for you to manage your health on the go.
Starting off with the most popular health app on all app stores, WebMD. WebMD helps you with decision-making and health improvement efforts by providing easy access to its multiple features, including Symptom Checker, First Aid crucial help and the Local Health Classifieds. The highlighting feature of this app, one that almost 80% actively use, is Symptom Checker. It involves a neat interface of the human body and the user can tap the specific body part where they are experiencing issues and put in some quick information to locate the probable disease that they might be inflicted with.
A new player in the medical application sector, seeDoc is a health tech start-up that offers an instant paid video consultation with doctors onboard and an option to ask questions that would likely be answered within 48 hours, by an expert. The app focuses on high quality service and employs India's leading doctors and specialists from top institutions with experience in General Medicine, Cardiology, Pediatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, and other key areas.
seeDoc integrates physical examinations at Doctors' clinics, delivery of medicine through local chemists, and lab and diagnostic tests via India's leading providers in a few select cities. seeDoc is available on Android currently and will be rolled out to iOS devices soon.
Moving onto the fitness and physique aspect of health maintenance, BodySpace is a social networking platform for fitness enthusiasts. It's a system of workout tools, multiple trackers, curated content, and social features designed to help you become your fittest self. It also has training programs from health and fitness experts like Jim Stoppani, Kris Gethin, Jamie Eason, Ashley Conrad, Lee Labrada and more.
Developed by health e-commerce brand, HealthKart Plus, 1mg is a unique health app that tells you everything there is to know about medicines that you or your loved ones take. The app tells you about the substitutes, side effects, gives regular health tips, lets you order medicines and can also book lab tests with sample pickup from your home. The app also curates specific content from health domain blogs and features the news and stories that matter the most to you. You can also view doctor information in detail, before booking an appointment or taking advice.
An extremely popular health tracking app, Calorie Counter claims to be the most efficient to lost weight, something that it proves to be mostly. It has a massive database that contains over 5 million food items. The user can just put in the food items that are being consumed in breakfast, lunch and dinner. The app will then calculate the total amount of calorie intake per day as well as a monthly average. You can also track the amount of calories you lose by putting in the amount and intensity of workout done along with the eating habits.