With regular self-monitoring of wheeze, asthma sufferers can become more aware of asthma risks, attentive to asthma treatment plans, maintain better control, and, if possible, help avoid asthma attacks. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease leading to airway constriction and is often accompanied by wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing.
To monitor wheeze, AirSonea is held against the windpipe near the base of the throat to record breathing sounds. These sounds are automatically transmitted to a cloud-based site and analyzed by iSonea's proprietary Acoustic Respiratory Monitoring (ARMô) wheeze detection algorithms and technology.
AirSonea enables people with asthma to monitor wheeze anywhere, at any time. It also provides accurate and objective data to help doctors with patient reviews.
"Regular use of AirSonea during daily activities will help inform people with asthma whether their wheeze is increasing, decreasing or remaining stable," said
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"Asthma can take an emotional toll not only on the person with asthma but also family, caregivers and friends," said Thomas. "
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