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Stress Guide: HRV & Meditation

Measure and monitor your stress level with this simple-to-use tool.

With Stress Guide, you will place your finger on your iPhone’s camera lens and begin the breathing exercise

Stress Guide: HRV & Meditation

by Kenkou GmbH
Breathe in and out
Stress Guide: HRV & Meditation
Stress Guide: HRV & Meditation
FREE in the App Store

With Stress Guide, you will place your finger on your iPhone’s camera lens and begin the breathing exercise. This will measure your stress level and will only take one minute. You can then quickly review your results.

Breathe in and out. With Stress Guide, you will place your finger on your iPhone’s camera lens and begin the breathing exercise. This will measure your stress level and will only take one minute. Just keep your finger in place and continue inhaling and exhaling.

Breathe in and out
Obtain your results

Obtain your results. Once you finish the breathing exercise you can quickly see the results. Are you stressed or are you calm? You can then view your stress index and resistance and obtain details for your pulse, breathing, heart rate, and more. You can also check out a full analysis of your measurement.

Read helpful information. The app provides a useful graph and informative article to give you more insight into the workings of stress and how it can affect you.

Read helpful information

What is it about?

Stress Guide is easy to use, informative, and handy for monitoring your stress level throughout the day. Whether you need these details for medical reasons or just want to keep an eye on your stress level, this is a terrific tool.

For those who...

  • Must monitor their stress for medical reasons
  • Want to measure their stress level throughout the day

Not for those who...

  • Have no reason or desire to monitor their stress level
  • Prefer their current stress measurement tool

Why we love it

If you want or need to check your stress levels throughout the day, then Stress Guide is the perfect tool.

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App Details

Health & Fitness Medical
Last updated
September 22, 2020
Release date
April 26, 2016
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App Store Description

Stress Guide is the way to a life with your stress under control. Chronic negative stress can lead to cardiovascular diseases, sleep problems, headaches, burnout as well as a weakened immune system. Measure your pulse (heart rate), heart rate variability and relax with guided meditations, relaxation techniques and breathing exercises to improve your stress resilience.

Stressed? We know how that feels.

Whether it’s due to the fast-paced world of work, a busy schedule or a rushed commute - stress affects us. And negative stress can lead to a lot of diseases.

But negative stress does not have to be a fact of life.

Stress Guide is your personal solution to improve your stress resistance and get to know your stress reaction.

And all it takes from you is 5 minutes every day. Stress Guide is the simplest way of measuring & reducing your stress. Based on the scientific measurement of your individual stress level, it creates a stress program tailored to your needs. Find relaxation with guided meditations, science-based relaxation techniques, breathing exercises and stress-related lessons. We guide you to health and happiness.


-Medically backed measurement of your stress level using your smartphone camera
-Vital data analysis: HRV, stress index, relaxation index and rest index
-Stress analysis reports and additional advice
-Detect and learn about situations causing stress
-Learn how to increase your stress defense with our stress courses
-Courses on various stress-related topics such as anxiety, work-life-balance, health and sleep
-Daily lessons to help you recognize and reduce your stress
-Guided mindfulness meditations
-Breathing exercises to help you calm down

Stress Guide is a CE-certified medicine product that was created with the help of physicians, data scientists and IT specialists. We have developed the world's first patented procedure based on light cardiography, in order to measure your stress level using just your smartphone camera. During stress measurement, the individual respiratory and pulse rate is analyzed, which is used to determine heart rate variability (HRV) and stress resistance.

Individualized programs and exercises to combat stress

With the help of leading psychologists and stress therapists we have created programs that are designed to reduce your stress, bring you relaxation and achieve long-term success. These courses are recommended to you based on your measured stress level, so as to specifically target your personal needs. Whether through a guided mindfulness meditation, a short breathing exercise or relaxation task- we help you find stress relief.

Evaluate personal progress

Stress Guide provides you with your stress analysis reports and helps you to track your progress, so you can see the positive influence your actions are having on building healthy habits and a healthier you.

Stress Guide offers an auto-renewing monthly subscription at 9,99€ per month, 24,99€ per 3 months and an auto-renewing yearly subscription at 69,00€ per year, to provide you with unlimited access to Stress Guide Premium while you maintain an active subscription.

Payment will be made through the credit card associated with your iTunes account when you confirm the initial subscription purchase. Subscriptions automatically renew unless you disable auto-renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Your account will be charged up to 24 hours before the end of the current period and the cost of the renewal will be indicated. You can manage your subscription in your account settings after purchase, where you are able to disable auto-renewal. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription.

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