16 Tech-Driven Wellness Innovations

Health and Wellness and Technology



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Plaque Identifying Toothpaste

‘Plaque HD’ Plaque-Identifying Toothpaste

Here’s a super cool, technology-driven toothpaste solution: Plaque HD. This new and first-to-market toothpaste contains a natural plaque-indicating dye that turns plaque on your teeth a teal color and only disappears once you’ve brushed it all off. The natural teal-colored disclosing agents temporarily tint and identify clear plaque build-up on teeth, helping consumers brush better and smarter by targeting areas of plaque possibly missed during usual brushing. Independent studies conducted in the orthodontic department at the University of Illinois Chicago’s College of Dentistry show that patients who used Plaque HD had four times as much plaque removal compared to patients using a standard toothpaste.

Silk'n Face

Silk’n FaceFX Anti-Aging Device

I’ve found a great at-home anti-aging device from Silk’n called FaceFX, which uses light-based Home Fractional technology to benefit you. This handheld gadget uses a synergistic combination of red light energy--also known as Deep Fractional Light—in combination with deep thermal heat to stimulate collagen production and safely reach and treat multiple layers of skin. So, not only does FaceFX diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and pores that are more surface level, it simultaneously penetrates deeper into the skin to address lager wrinkles and discolored spots. It also improves skin texture, brightens skin color and generally provides a clearer and more radiant complexion—all from the privacy and comfort of your own home! So there’s no need to get in the car and drive to an expensive spa to benefit from this clinically tested and dermatologist recommended anti-aging tool, which provides both immediate and long-term skin rejuvenation results. Plus, it’s super easy to use! Each session takes only 15-20 minutes and is done just three times per week for the first month, and then just once per month thereafter. While some results can be seen immediately, the most dramatic changes typically occur in about three to seven weeks. This tool can be used on crow’s feet, under the eyes, cheeks and virtually any other problem area. With this you can put your best face forward in no time!

Compex Muscle Stimulator

Compex Muscle Stimulator 

The Compex is a mobile handheld electronic muscle stimulating device used for rapid muscle recovery, including the removal of lactic acid that makes muscles feel sore post workout. It’s also used to tone muscles and actually build muscle density, strength and size. Other benefits include increasing circulation and oxygenating blood cells; warming up muscles to increase flexibility and reduce likelihood of injury; and massaging muscles to promote overall relaxation. The system comes with a placement guidebook on where and how to place the easy snap-on gel electrodes that come with the system. For example, you can place them on your abs if you want to build up your core using this method of electric muscle stimulation. There are diagrams on how to place them on various body parts for your desired goal, like post-workout recovery or to build muscle size. And users fully regulate the strength of the electronic currents with an intuitive controller. When combined with your existing fitness routine, Compex enables you to target your training and exercise more muscle in less time, so you can achieve peak performance and fitness. It provides a more efficient workout regimen, with less risk of injury to joints and tendons, and virtually no cardiovascular fatigue.