Flu season is just around the corner. These smart devices can help

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Smart technology is reinventing the home remedy. Whether it’s a mattress that can lull you to sleep or a water bottle that reminds you to stay hydrated, smart devices can help you stay healthy this flu season.

Remember that while devices like these can help you stay ahead of the flu, they’re still no substitute for a doctor’s visit. It’s always a good idea to consult your physician if you’re exhibiting flu symptoms.

Here are five of our favorite anti-flu gadgets:

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1. Reliefband: $174.99

Feeling queasy? The Reliefband can be an effective remedy for an unsteady stomach. This FDA-approved wearable is worn on the wrist and delivers gentle pulses that can calm your system in minutes. In addition to quelling flu-related nausea, the Reliefband can be used to combat car sickness and postoperative discomfort.

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2. Hidrate Spark 2.0: $54.95

We all know that it’s important to stay hydrated, but many of us don’t drink enough water anyway. The Hidrate Spark removes any excuse for skipping sipping. This smart water bottle is sleek, stylish and reminds you to take a drink by softly glowing. The bottle syncs to a smartphone app and can also connect to fitness trackers like Google Fit.

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3. Blueair Classic Air Purifier: $349.99

Blueair claims that its Blueair Classic Air Purifier can remove mold, bacteria and viruses from your home. This makes it a useful tool for keeping flu viruses out of your house and circulating fresh, clean air. You can monitor your home’s temperature and humidity with Blueair’s companion app and even set alarms if either measurement hits a certain threshold.

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4. Eight: $699.00

Sleeping is one of the best ways to heal, but it can be difficult to rest when you’re sick. Eight is a mattress that can warm you up or cool you down with built-in temperature zones that you can control from your smartphone. This setup can make getting that much-needed shuteye easier.

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5. Kinsa: $14.99 – $49.99

The FDA-cleared Kinsa Smart Thermometer can track fevers, flu symptoms, medicine dosages and more. The device can take anyone’s temperature in a matter of seconds and features in-ear, rectal and oral configurations.

This article originally appeared on GearBrain and was syndicated by MediaFeed.org.

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