Community Stories

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The Founder of Sleep Science Academy Uses Oura to Help His Clients With Their Insomnia & Sleep Disorders
Devin Burke is a TEDx speaker, Bestselling Author, Sleep Coach, and Founder of Sleep Science Academy. He’s been using Oura in his life for 4 years and with his clients for 3 years.
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Oura Helps Me Spot Changes In My Cycle
Dr. Carrie uses Oura to monitor changes in her menstrual cycle and hopes that sharing her insights can help others spot the impact of hormones on their bodies. 
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Oura Helps Me Combat My Eating Disorder & Learn To Love Myself Again
Janice is a CX Specialist currently living in Taipei, Taiwan & California, and has been using Oura for a year.
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Oura Helps Me Navigate Work, Motherhood, & the Pandemic
Kacey is a Real Estate Broker in Southern California and a mother of two who has been using Oura for nine months to balance health, work, and motherhood. 
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It's Not Weird
The Oura Community contains multitudes. With unique individuals and unique journeys come new and distinct tips, tricks, and routines. Some might seem weird, but in the Oura Community, it’s not weird if it works. 
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Oura Helped Me Discover My Thyroid Issue
Jyoti is passionate about working with products at the intersection of hardware and software. What she didn’t expect was for it to sound the alarm on her health.
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Oura Community Members Share the Impact of the COVID-19 Vaccine on Their Data
Members of the Oura Community have been reaching out to share their stories of how their bodies are responding to doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Oura Helped Me Have An Active Pregnancy
Laura originally purchased her Oura Ring to help with training and recovery but realized soon after becoming pregnant that the patterns it revealed could uniquely help her with her pregnancy journey.
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Oura Helps Me Improve My Sleep & Better Manage My Mental Health
Kristin is an actor, fitness coach, and professor who uses Oura to get better sleep and manage her mental health.
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Oura Helps Me Recover From PTSD & Manage My Depression
Lindsay is a US Army/Wall St Veteran who has been using her Oura Ring since October 2020 to combat her anxiety, depression, PTSD, and poor sleep quality. 
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Oura Helps Me Map My Hormone & Creative Cycles
An inventor uses Oura to map her hormone cycles and harness her creative flurries.
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Oura Helps Me Train According To My Menstrual Cycle with WILD.AI
Helene is an athlete and the founder of WILD.AI, the app that helps women train, fuel, and recover based on their menstrual cycle or menopause symptoms.   
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Oura Helps an Aerospace Medicine Resident Study Sleep in Antarctica
A NASA Flight Surgeon uses her Oura Ring to study sleep in Antarctica.
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Oura Empowered Me To Care For Myself During Pregnancy
From pregnancy to parenthood, a first-time mother shares her Oura journey.
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Oura Helps Athletes Maximize Performance With HRV4Training
Marco Altini is the founder of HRV4Training, an app and web platform that combines training load with heart rate (HR) and heart rate variability (HRV) data from devices like Oura to help athletes monitor the effectiveness of their training routines. 
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Oura Helps Us Stay on Top of Our Health & Brings Us Closer Together as a Family
Sean, Sudha, and Henry are a family of three currently living in Redwood City, CA. They are part of the small subgroup in the Oura community of families where each member is an Oura user, and they sat down with us to talk about their individual Oura experiences and how Oura brings them closer together as a family. 
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Oura Helps Me Monitor My Health During My Battle With An Autoimmune Condition & Breast Cancer
"My doctor recommended a high dose of melatonin and low-dose beta-blockers. It was great to see the positive effects both interventions had on my Oura Ring data. My overnight heart rate stabilized and my sleep scores improved. That’s what he was trying to achieve.” 
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Oura Helps a Professional Ultra Triathlete Manage His Life, Optimize His Training, & Break A Record
"Having the Oura Ring during these early times is awesome. It’s helping me get the groundwork laid down, but where I think it will really shine is during my training peak. With Oura, I’m not just the athlete sitting in a hyperbaric chamber, or sleeping by myself in an empty flat where I have complete control over most things in my environment."
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Oura Helped Me Get Better Sleep When I Share A Bed With My Partner
"I love my partner, but once we got married and started sharing a bed every night, it made me remember how great my past sleep was. Getting an Oura Ring really helped me validate what I had been feeling: my sleep sucks - even when I am in bed for a full eight hours."
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Oura Helped Us Monitor Our Covid-19 Symptoms
“We felt uneasy at first about sharing our experience due to the stigma associated with having COVID, but we eventually put our personal reservations aside in the hope that we could help others.”
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Oura & The Men’s U.S. Alpine Ski Team
Coach Bing travels the world with the team and uses Oura to help them maximize their performance.
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Oura Helped Me Spot My COVID-19 Symptoms
The Oura Ring helped a 55 year old health coach track his illness and recovery during his battle with COVID-19.
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Oura Helped Me Realize I Was Having An AFib Episode
A longtime Oura user keeps an eye out for signs of atrial fibrillation (AFib), an irregular heartbeat, in her Oura data.
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Oura Helps Healthcare Workers Prioritize Sleep During The Pandemic
Dr. Michael Orosco & Dr. Annie Park use a March Madness Sleep Score bracket to motivate their team during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Oura Helped Me Battle My Eating Disorders
An IT project manager uses her Oura Ring to help fight eating disorders.
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Oura Helped Me Realize That My Heart Was in Trouble
After looking at his Oura data, a police chief discovers a life-threatening pattern.
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What My Oura Ring Survived
Users share stories about what their Oura Rings have survived.
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Oura Helps Ben Greenfield Optimize His Performance
Personal trainer, biohacker, speaker, and performance coach Ben Greenfield sat down with us to talk about how and why he uses the Oura Ring.
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Oura Helped Me Train For My Bike Race
An Oura user monitors his data and uses it to decide his daily training intensity.
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Oura Helped Me Find Peace & Get a Good Night’s Sleep
A college student uses his Oura Ring to change his sleep habits in his pursuit of better mental and physical health.
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Oura Helps Me Optimize My Training For The Paralympics
A Dutch Paralympic swimmer uses Oura to optimize his training and maximize his performance.
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