If there’s any product category where constant innovation and creativity are present, it’s the health and wellness space. It seems like there are new and interesting innovations constantly coming down the pipeline. And in this article, we’re going to share a few of our favorites.
1. Laser Caps
Millions of men and women deal with premature hair loss, balding, and thinning. And while the cause is often genetic, there are still some safe and effective hair loss solutions on the market.
Laser caps are one of the more practical solutions. These caps, which look a lot like a baseball cap from the outside, improve cellular respiration and stimulate dormant hair follicles through a technique known as low level laser therapy, or LLLT.
Long used by doctors in clinical settings, LLLT – which is scientifically proven and FDA approved – is now available for in-home use. The Kiierr laser cap is one of the more popular products on the market. With regular use, it’s known to regenerate hair in as little as a few weeks.
2. Sunrise Alarm Clocks
Do you find it difficult to get out of bed in the morning? Do you hit your snooze button two, three, or even four times before getting up? If so, you need a better solution – one that works with your body’s natural circadian rhythm.
Sunrise alarm clocks have been around for a few years, but the innovation has finally become advanced enough to justify a major shift in the marketplace. Sunrise alarms work by waking you up with light, not sound. The alarm clock initiates 45 minutes to an hour before your wake-up time and gradually gets brighter as your time to wake approaches. This gently coaxes your body awake and leaves you feeling better adjusted when it’s time to get out of bed and start the day. Here are some of the top options.
3. Food Sensitivity Test Kits
Over the past few years, the health community has become much more aware of the prevalence of food sensitivities and how they impact overall health and well-being. And while you used to have to visit a specialist and have extensive (and expensive) lab testing done, it’s now possible to conduct food sensitivity tests from the comfort of your own home.
There are dozens of different direct-to-consumer tests on the market, but two are considered more reliable than the rest: Everlywell and Personalabs. Both require a simple finger prick and will let you know if you have any food allergies, sensitivities, or intolerances.
4. Mushroom Coffee
Looking for an alternative to coffee? As unappetizing as it sounds, mushroom coffee could be the answer.
Created from a blend of powdered mushrooms and ground coffee, this product is known to provide an array of health benefits (including a boost in energy) without the jitters and digestive side effects that a typical cup of coffee produces.
As is the case with traditional coffee, there are many different types and blends of mushroom coffee. It’s up to you to find a flavor profile and product that you like. (When searching, be sure to read the packaging and carefully select a product that’s high in natural ingredients and low in additives or processed ingredients.)
5. TENS Machines
If you’ve never used a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) machine, you’re in for a treat. These small, battery-operated devices send safe, pain-free electrical impulses to targeted areas of your body to relieve pain, relax muscles, and run interference on pain signals going to the spinal cord and brain. (They’re also known to supercharge the production of pain endorphins, which are your body’s natural painkillers.)
Most TENS machines can be purchased for less than $100 and are known to help reduce pain associated with arthritis, joint issues, sports injuries, pelvic pain, period pain, and fibromyalgia.
Healthy Has Never Been More Fun
Who says being healthy is boring? From laser caps and genetic testing strips to food sensitivity tests, mushroom coffee, and TENS machines, there’s a unique product for everyone. And with so many different types of innovative health products on the market, you’ll find it possible to address your biggest health needs without breaking the bank.
So, what’s on your wishlist?