I recently learned that I get the right amount of sleep each night -- but just barely. I average around seven hours of slumber, which meets the minimum recommended amount for adults as outlined by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
I know this because I've been wearing two devices to monitor my slumber: the Apple Watch and Oura Ring Gen 3. While they each provide a variety of statistics about my sleeping habits, Oura goes a step further by packaging those readings into a tidy Sleep Score that feels like the TL;DR version of my sleep report.
The Apple Watch can surface interesting trends right in the Health app's main feed, such as how much sleep I've averaged per night over the last seven days. But it doesn't provide a concrete assessment of whether I've been sleeping well or not, which feels like the missing piece of the puzzle. There are third-party apps you can download for the Apple Watch that fill in some of the gaps, including SleepWatch, which offers sleep coaching and the option to monitor snoring from the iPhone.
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