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Pulse Rate Measurement During Sleep Using Wearable Sensors, and its Correlation with the Menstrual Cycle Phases, A Prospective Observational Study

Overview of attention for article published in Scientific Reports, May 2017
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Title
Pulse Rate Measurement During Sleep Using Wearable Sensors, and its Correlation with the Menstrual Cycle Phases, A Prospective Observational Study
Published in
Scientific Reports, May 2017
DOI 10.1038/s41598-017-01433-9
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Mohaned Shilaih, Valérie de Clerck, Lisa Falco, Florian Kübler, Brigitte Leeners

Abstract

An affordable, user-friendly fertility-monitoring tool remains an unmet need. We examine in this study the correlation between pulse rate (PR) and the menstrual phases using wrist-worn PR sensors. 91 healthy, non-pregnant women, between 22-42 years old, were recruited for a prospective-observational clinical trial. Participants measured PR during sleep using wrist-worn bracelets with photoplethysmographic sensors. Ovulation day was estimated with "Clearblue Digital-Ovulation-urine test". Potential behavioral and nutritional confounders were collected daily. 274 ovulatory cycles were recorded from 91 eligible women, with a mean cycle length of 27.3 days (±2.7). We observed a significant increase in PR during the fertile window compared to the menstrual phase (2.1 beat-per-minute, p < 0.01). Moreover, PR during the mid-luteal phase was also significantly elevated compared to the fertile window (1.8 beat-per-minute, p < 0.01), and the menstrual phase (3.8 beat-per-minute, p < 0.01). PR increase in the ovulatory and mid-luteal phase was robust to adjustment for the collected confounders. There is a significant increase of the fertile-window PR (collected during sleep) compared to the menstrual phase. The aforementioned association was robust to the inter- and intra-person variability of menstrual-cycle length, behavioral, and nutritional profiles. Hence, PR monitoring using wearable sensors could be used as one parameter within a multi-parameter fertility awareness-based method.

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 21%
Student > Master 14 14%
Researcher 10 10%
Student > Bachelor 6 6%
Student > Postgraduate 5 5%
Other 20 20%
Unknown 22 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 15 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 7%
Engineering 7 7%
Neuroscience 6 6%
Sports and Recreations 4 4%
Other 29 30%
Unknown 30 31%

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