- People have claimed that the Apple Watch Low Heart Rate notification saved their life.
- Setting up the Apple Watch Low Heart Rate notification will take you less time than it takes you to drink a cup of tea.
- While a Low Heart Rate notification on Apple Watch isn't always a cause for concern, it can be a sign of an abnormal heart rhythm like sinus bradycardia.
Got other questions on your Apple Watch? See the complete set of Qaly guides on Apple Watch:
- How to Install the ECG App on Your Apple Watch
- How to Take an ECG with Your Apple Watch
- How Accurate the ECG Is on Your Apple Watch
- How to Set Up High Heart Rate Notifications on Your Apple Watch
- What Poor Recording ECG Means on Your Apple Watch
- What Inconclusive ECG Means on Your Apple Watch
- What Low Heart Rate ECG Means on Your Apple Watch
- What High Heart Rate ECG Means on Your Apple Watch
- How to Read an ECG: Stanford Cardiologist Explains
- The Ultimate Cardiologist's Guide to the Smartwatch ECG
Another extraordinarly powerful health feature on the smartwatch today is the Apple Watch Low Heart Rate notification. Your Apple Watch heart rate system will actually notify you when it detects that your heart rate has dropped below a certain beats-per-minute (bpm) of your choosing for 10 consecutive minutes. There are even stories of people who've claimed that turning on the Apple Watch Low Heart Rate notification saved their life. If you're wondering how to turn on your Apple Watch Low Heart Rate notification, here's a quick and easy visual guide. (And here's our guide on how to turn on your Apple Watch High Heart Rate notifications). Let's dive in.
How Do I Set Up Apple Watch Low Heart Rate Notifications?
1) On your iPhone, open the Health app and tap the Profile icon in the top-right corner.
2) Next, select "Health Checklist".
3) Then, scroll down and click "Enable" on the "Low Heart Rate Notifications" option.
4) Finally, choose your BPM level and tap "Done" in the top-right corner.
You're all set! If your heart rate drops below your chosen bpm for 10 minutes, you'll receive a notification! 🎉
Is Low Heart Rate a Cause for Concern?
Sometimes, but not always. It's natural to feel a bit concerned if you receive one of these alerts. Keep in mind, though, that there can be a many possible reasons for this, ranging from a natural low resting heart rate as an athlete to abnormal heart rhythms like sinus bradycardia. If you're wondering how to make sense of these alerts, check out our guide on what Low Heart Rate means on your Apple Watch ECG.
Well, that just about wraps up our guide on how to set up your Apple Watch Low Heart Rate notifications. We hope this could be of some help to you.
If you need help interpreting your ECGs, don't worry, we understand how scary and confusing it can be to experience irregular heartbeats. That's why we created the Qaly app for you and for the hundreds of millions of people around the world who live with heart palpitations and abnormal heart rhythms. On the Qaly app, human experts will interpret your Low Heart Rate ECGs within minutes for clarity and peace of mind.
To get started with the Qaly app for free, grab the Qaly app from the App Store or Play Store today. If you have any more questions, or if you need our help in any other way, don't hesitate to reach out to us at email@example.com.
As always from the team at Qaly, stay heart healthy ❤️