Why should you monitor your cough?

Acoustic AI for Medicine
2 min readDec 27, 2022

Although cough is the most prominent disease symptom for which patients seek the advice of a doctor, its evaluation relies on the subjective assessment of the patients themselves.

However, research has shown that these are unreliable. This makes it difficult to determine the right treatment and to manage the disease, which may lead to an impaired quality of life, complications, or preventable hospitalizations.

With ResGuard Med by Resmonics, patients and medical professionals now have the chance to evaluate cough objectively.

ResGuard Med is a CE-certified medical device based on multiple years of research during which our AI has been developed and peer-reviewed.

Today, it is one of the most validated and efficient tools to assess and monitor respiratory symptoms. It can tell how often you coughed, whether you had a wet or a dry cough, and if other persons in the room were coughing, too.

But what do these objective symptom measurements mean for you?

With ResGuard Med you can compare your cough frequency with different clinical populations. Our technology alerts you if your cough exceeds “normal” levels. Our patented technology is privacy friendly as all your sensitive data is analyzed on the device and stays on it. ResGuard Med runs on smart devices and can be integrated into smartphone apps. No extra hardware is required.

What can I do if I cough?

If you suffer from Cough, you can download myCough. myCough is a pioneering mobile app that allows users to track their cough to monitor potential diseases such as COVID-19, COPD, and Asthma. This app is unique because it uses advanced technology to analyze the user’s cough and provide personalized feedback and recommendations. With myCough, individuals can easily monitor their cough over time and take proactive steps to address potential health issues. Additionally, the app offers privacy by design as all acoustic symptoms are analyzed directly on the device. Overall, myCough is a valuable tool for anyone looking to take control of their respiratory health and stay informed about potential illnesses.



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