An apple a day can keep the doctor away, but that does not mean you should use it to guard against adverse effects while using massive amounts of medicati.
According to a new report, medical experts are ccerned that some drug users, especially people taking cocaine, are using their Apple Watches and other portable devices to mitor their heart rate during absorpti. .
From the point of view of the users, this could alert them by taking drugs such as cocaine. However, doctors point out that technology does not protect people from the dangers of drug use.
"Taking drugs is always a risk, whether you're mitoring a tracker or not," Ethan Weiss, a cardiologist and associate professor at the University of California, San Francisco, tells CNBC . "It's possible that it's pushing people to do more cocaine."
Weiss also notes that there is no guarantee the accuracy of heart rate mitoring – and that the use of cocaine may also have an impact heart rate and blood pressure . Ne of these products are currently traceable by the majority of csumer smart devices.
The article details the history of several semi-regular cocaine users. e of them describes the mitoring of drug use as the ly reas they wear a device to mitor heart rate. "I want an early warning system when my heart is going to explode," writes a pers in a thread Reddit
"If somee says," Let's do a line ", I'll look at my watch," he said. …