Top 10 Free Healthcare Apps to Keep You Healthy and Happy

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Health is a precursor to happiness. Without health, there can be no happiness. Even with all the luxuries available, you cannot lead a good life without being healthy, active, and fit.

Health is wealth. But, with our busy work-life, we hardly have any time to think about our health. After working and earning for years, we end up realizing that we lost our most precious asset in the process, our health.

In this world of technology, focusing on health and fitness is no longer a tough task. With numerous healthcare apps available in the market, we can keep a check on our fitness and wellbeing without investing much time and energy. But, how to choose from this multitude of healthcare apps?

You need to select the healthcare apps based on your specific needs and health conditions. To help you make a choice, here are the top 10 healthcare apps serving different purposes and needs of your health.

Though these apps are free for basic features, some of these offer certain features in paid premium versions.

Top 10 Free Healthcare Apps

1. Weight Loss Fitness by Verv

Weight Loss Fitness by Verv is a fitness app with a focus on slimming. The basic plan is available for free. The app provides short and easy home workout plans to make you fit and slim down in just 6 weeks.

Its smart training plan and detailed weight progress stats help and motivate you to lose weight within the prescribed timeline.

The app is available in 10 languages to include English, French, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, and German. It enables synchronizing with Apple Health to import or export health data that helps you share the data and utilize the additional features of Apple Health.

The app is free and offers in-app purchases.

2. Flo Period & Ovulation Tracker

Flo Period and Ovulation Tracker is a women’s health app. It offers a period, ovulation and fertility calendar. It also provides a pregnancy calculator and tracker.

The app helps women track their cycle, period, and PMS. By logging their start and end dates, it provides predictions for the next cycle. It also guides about favorable days of conception in the fertility calendar. By recording timely data on the app, women also get to see graphs for analyzing their cycle, weight changes, and activity during the cycle.

The pregnancy calendar helps women see countdown up to the birth of the baby, track the pregnancy week, and get interesting tips and articles on pregnancy.

The app is free and offers in-app purchases. With all these benefits, the app is a must-have for women.

3. Drink Water Daily Reminder

With so much in our mind, we often forget a significant health tip that we must drink water in optimum volumes daily. This app, Drink Water Daily Reminder helps you control your water consumption. It guides the user about how much water needs to be taken daily based on the user’s weight.

It enables you to schedule notifications and reminders according to your daily routine, wake-up, and sleep cycle. You can also choose the interval between notifications. It helps you track your historical consumption during the month.

The app is simple, intuitive, and attractive. It facilitates integration with Apple Health enabling you to share the data across. The app is free and offers in-app purchases.

4. Calm – Meditation and Sleep

Calm, as the name suggests, is a healthcare app that keeps you calm. Calm – Meditation and Sleep has won the “Best of 2018” award by Apple. It provides guided meditation and helps you get better sleep, lower down your stress, and reduce anxiety.

The app includes 100+ sleep stories, relaxing music, stretching exercises, and breathing programs with different packages for beginners, intermediate, and advanced levels. You get the option of selecting from the different guided meditations sessions available in lengths from 3 minutes to 5, 10, 15, 20, and 25 minutes depending on what fits well in your schedule.

Overall, the app ensures that with its regular use, you stay calm, relaxed, and fresh. The app is free and offers in-app purchases.

 5. Nike Run Club

Nike Run Club is your running partner with all the tools that help you track and improve your run.

This free app offers full Apple Watch Series 4 support. It has in-built GPS tracking and audio-guided runs. It helps motivate you for runs through monthly and custom distance challenges. Facilitates comparing and competing with the help of leaderboards. It provides personalized coaching plans.

It offers trophies and badges to help you celebrate your achievement. You can also get in-run cheers from friends. The customizable post-run sharing feature allows you to share your runs with others through photos, stickers, and stats. You can also control who can see this, whether everyone or close friends only.

6. Blood Pressure Logger

Your blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) provide a good insight into our overall cardiac health. Blood Pressure Logger app is a smart way of keeping track of this.

The app allows you to measure your HR through its camera using your finger. You can also record your BP regularly in the app.

Blood Pressure Logger helps you monitor and analyze your basic cardiac health by providing reports based on the BP and HR data. The app offers a Notes feature and calendar view to find all data in one place as needed.

The app is free and offers in-app purchases.

7. Six Pack in 30 Days

Six Pack in 30 Days, as the name suggests, is a home workout trainer app to get 6-pack abs in a quick 30-day timeline. The app provides 10 to 30-minute abs workouts. The workout report feature helps you track your progress. It enables you to sync your calories burned to Apple Health.

The app offers a fitness guide with over 50 tutorials on body workout, tips on breathing and losing weight, and a lot more.

You get 100+ diet recipes on the app along with a practical guide on the importance of diet recipes to lose weight. It provides tips on eating healthy and drinking more water.

The HD videos on the app with on-screen instructions and timer, developed by a certified personal trainer, help you learn and perform the exercises correctly and conveniently.

The app is free and offers in-app purchases.

8. Yoga Wave: Workout and Poses

Yoga Wave app focuses on your overall well-being. It helps you keep physically and mentally fit through workouts designed by yoga experts to make your mind and body strong.

It provides short workout plans and guided classes with voice-over. There are separate programs for beginners and advanced users.

This app offers tons of video workouts performed by experts that you can follow step-by-step to build muscle strength, improve flexibility, protect your posture, release tension, and relax your mind.

The app enables you to provide feedback after every workout and get a personalized workout program for you. The app is free and offers in-app purchases.

9. Quit Genius – Quit Smoking App

Quit Genius is an app that helps users quit smoking using scientifically proven Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It won the 2018 Editors’ Choice Award by Apple.

The app leverages a gamified approach (with rewards for the efforts) to help users prepare themselves gradually to stop smoking. You get a personalized program with interactive quizzes and reflective exercises to help you build healthy habits.

Quit Genius app is an effective way to permanently quit smoking, steadily when you are ready, with 100+ guided sessions and motivational reminders throughout your quit-smoking journey. It includes mindfulness craving support sessions to support you through cravings as needed.

To ensure ever-lasting results, Quit Genius also provides a 12-month support after you quit smoking, to prevent you from reverting back. The app is free and offers in-app purchases.

10. Lose It! Calorie Counter

Lose It! Calorie Counter is a weight-loss app with a difference. It is a food tracker that uses the principles of calorie tracking to educate and help you lose weight by monitoring what you eat.

The users need to input their basic profile and goal weight and the app calculates and their daily calorie budget and nutritional needs. It helps you with meal and calorie planning.

It offers a barcode scanner to scan food barcodes and track these (for nutrients to include calories, proteins, water, carbs, sugars, and more) through the database of 27+ million searchable foods in the app’s international library. You can also log food by taking a photo with the camera icon.

The app provides a library of workouts and even calorie-control recipes you can try yourself to eat healthy and lose weight.

The app is free and offers in-app purchases.

To Summarize

Good health is the biggest asset, and with health comes happiness. A healthy person is capable of thinking big and fulfilling his dreams.

Well, a stitch in time saves nine! So, adopt these ten amazing and easy-to-use healthcare apps in your daily routine now and stay healthy, happy, and active always.