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What are breathing disturbances?

Breathing disturbances refer to interruptions in the soundness of your sleep.


What is the goal of this feature?

By embedding this new feature, ScanWatch gives access to new preventive wellness information. Withings also provides self-assessment content, articles on sleep monitoring, and actionable lifestyle tips to help users learn how disturbances can impact sleep and what they can do to reduce them. 


How does ScanWatch detect breathing disturbances?

ScanWatch is able to detect the presence of breathing disturbances through a motion sensor, and an optical sensor which emits and absorbs light waves passing through blood vessels. With the Respiratory Scan feature, the watch can monitor breathing disturbances throughout the night and provide a classification of this monitoring.

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